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Introduction to United States Constitutional Law and Legal Culture

Dates:
  • Mon 23 Sep 2019 17.15 - 19.00
  Add to Calendar 2019-09-23 17:15 2019-09-23 19:00 Europe/Paris Introduction to United States Constitutional Law and Legal Culture

This course provides a broad introduction to the key concepts, case-law, and debates in the field of United States Constitutional Law. The instructor (researcher) is a U.S.-trained lawyer with several years of experience as a practicing litigator in the U.S. state and federal court systems. The topics and readings for the seminar are designed to introduce basic legal concepts through a close examination of recent Supreme Court decisions, including, gun control, the rights of businesses to religious expression, and campaign finance. Comparisons to EU law, ECtHR judgments, and national legal systems will be encouraged during discussion sessions. The course will feature a Q & A with the Special Assistant to the Counselor to the Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of the United States and extensive use of multimedia. All mandatory readings will be sent to registered participants via email.

Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle DD/MM/YYYY
  Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle

This course provides a broad introduction to the key concepts, case-law, and debates in the field of United States Constitutional Law. The instructor (researcher) is a U.S.-trained lawyer with several years of experience as a practicing litigator in the U.S. state and federal court systems. The topics and readings for the seminar are designed to introduce basic legal concepts through a close examination of recent Supreme Court decisions, including, gun control, the rights of businesses to religious expression, and campaign finance. Comparisons to EU law, ECtHR judgments, and national legal systems will be encouraged during discussion sessions. The course will feature a Q & A with the Special Assistant to the Counselor to the Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of the United States and extensive use of multimedia. All mandatory readings will be sent to registered participants via email.


Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle

Affiliation:
Department of Law

Type:
Course

Contact:
Jeffrey Miller (EUI - Law) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Jeffrey Miller (EUI - Law)

Speaker:
Jeffrey Miller (EUI - Law)

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