Constitutional law is an inquiry into constitutional interpretation by the Supreme Court based on examination of leading cases. Particular emphasis is placed on questions of federalism, executive power, civil liberties, and economic regulation. This course is designed to be preparation for students interested in going into law, law enforcement, public service, business, and political science. Students will conduct research, generate case briefs, participate in classroom debates, perform oral arguments, and present on contemporary legal issues. (Prerequisites: POLS231L with a B or better, equivalent high school-level Citizenship or its equivalent.)