Skip to comments.Constitutional Law for Enlightened Citizens (Class offered for anyone 14+)
Posted on 08/26/2010 3:26:51 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
Do you want to not only interpret Supreme Court cases but also build a foundation for evaluating future judicial decisions? Learn constitutional law with Michael Farris!
...Understand our nations founding documents
Explore precedent-setting Supreme Court cases
Master tough legal terms and complex judicial and legislative concepts
Tackle tough questions about what the Founders really intended and what you can do to uphold their vision
Broaden your understanding of and appreciation for the Constitution of the United States
Students may enroll in either the spring semester (JanuaryJune) or fall semester (SeptemberFebruary) and receive a copy of Dr. Farris textbook Constitutional Law for Enlightened Citizens, along with an audio CD-ROM containing his recorded lectures (supplemented by the discussions of a live class).
These lectures are provided in MP3 format for easy playback on multiple audio devices.
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There are apparently at least two schools of Constitutional thinking teaching contradictory things. How else can you explain virtually EVERY decision is 5/4?
My son took this class a few years ago and really enjoyed it. Mike Farris is great and he’s got a great sense of humor.
PING. What a super idea!
I am working my way through the Heritage Guide to the Constitution, and yes, as most of us know: it is “originalist vs. living”.
Those of us who are true Constitutionalists, of course, support originalist intent.
hope to see you in the virtual discussions! :)
I’m with you friend. Go for it.
Have you completed the course? I’m considering it for my son and was looking for some feedback.
I am in the middle of it right now...I have already learned a whole lot, and highly recommend it for kids and adults. The reading is quite intense, so be sure you have a good reader, or someone w/the patience to re-read material.