Course Detail: CLSCONCIV - Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties

Course Description
You will be introduced to the fundamentals of the federal constitution, including the institution of judicial review, the limitations on federal judicial power, the constitutional roles of the legislative and executive branches, due process of law, and individual rights under the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Possible future trends of the U.S. Supreme Court will also be explored. This course will focus on individual civil liberties and 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claims, emphasizing redress for violations of the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth Amendment rights of the U.S. Constitution.

Additional Information
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Registration Deadlines

Course OpensRegister By
August 24August 28
October 19October 23
January 13January 17
March 9March 13
May 4May 8
June 29July 3


Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours

Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs

Format
Online

Cost
$400+Books & Westlaw

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