Const Law II: Separation of Powers

The nature and consequences of our constitutional separation of powers are topics of substantial debate, with significant implications for our system of government.  This seminar examines recent scholarly discussions of various aspects of the separation of powers.  Topics will include deep dives into each of the three branches, discussions of the interactions between those branches and other institutions like the bureaucracy and political parties, and thematic topics such as gridlock and national security.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday 3:45 - 6:25 pm TNH 2.124
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

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Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory


Chafetz, Joshua A Chafetz, Joshua A