This one-credit readings course will focus on the doctrinal and theoretical issues surrounding state constitutional law and localism. We will address issues such as interpretation of state constitutions; state constitutions as the source of both negative and positive rights; the "new preemption" of local government; the role of mayors and municipal government is setting public policy, political polarization and localism, and related topics. Class will meet every other week. Evaluation will be based on class participation and reflection papers. C/NC.
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|Darrell A. H. Miller|
|Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.611.18.Sp20|
|Email list: email@example.com|
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