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SOLM033 US Federal Constitutional Law: Select Issues (Not running 2021-22)

Module Description

As a federal constitutional republic, the United States’ governance is based on the US Constitution, the supreme law of the land that establishes the framework for the federal and state governments, systems of designated, limited powers.  As the government may exercise only powers specifically granted to it in the Constitution, it provides important protection of rights and powers of individuals.  This module examines this core legal instrument, including the its separation of powers among three branches of government, the relation of nation and states in a federal system and the protection of individual rights. 

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in International Business Law

Mode of Assessment

US Bar Style Assessment (8 short essays and 30 Multiple Choice Questions Exam)

Credits

15 Credits