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SUNY Broome Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
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LAW 227 - Constitutional Law

The practice of everyday general law as affected by the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  Issues of contemporary concern including cases of local courts and of the Supreme Court and their implications for law in general and society at large.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Illustrate an understanding of the role and jurisdictional position of the U.S. Supreme Court by preparing a jurisdictional chart.
2.  Demonstrate an understanding of appellate and original jurisdiction by commencing a law suit in the jurisdictionally correct court.
3.  Demonstrate an understanding of the procedural history of a case by briefing the original and all appellate court decisions in the correct order.
4.  Articulate current laws based upon the established precedent.
5.  Use rules established by case law to demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. Constitution.

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