Lee Epstein
Lee Epsteing Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor
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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Institutional Powers and Constraints
Political Science 3431
Spring 2021

1. Description. This course provides an introduction to federal constitutional law. Topics covered include the theory and practice of judicial review; the powers of the branches of the federal government; and the relationship between the states and the federal government.

2. Readings. Please purchase:

Lee Epstein & Thomas G. Walker. 2020. Constitutional Law for Changing America: Institutional Powers and Constraint, 10th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.

3. Course Outline. Click here

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5. Office Hours. All via Canvas/Zoom (Central USA Time)

Prof. Epstein: 1-2 pm on Wednesdays or by appointment
Kolten Ellis: 10-11 am on Thursdays
Emily Fox: 4:30-5:30 pm on Mondays or by appointment

5. Emails

Prof. Epstein (epstein@wustl.edu)
Kolten Ellis (koltenellis@wustl.edu)
Emily Fox (emilykfox@wustl.edu)