Seminar paper assignment, Constitutional Law
n Due Tuesday June 21
n Drafts due by Tuesday June 7
n 10 pages long
n Pick a document we have not read for class from the casebook (on the webpage) and analyze it in the context of constitutional issues we have discussed in this course.
q Casebook is updated with new cases and documents.
q You may write on any document with an * by it.
n Write essay explaining:
q The document in detail,
n Explain what the document is,
n Who wrote it or maintained it, and
n What its purpose is.
q Analyzing it:
n How does it is it relate to the issues (for example, constitutionalism, liberalism, republicanism, federalism) that we have dealt with in this course?
n How does it compare to other documents we read for this course?
What does this comparison tell us about
constitutional development in the
n Format of your essay:
q Introduction (Summarize your analysis briefly)
q Set out your detailed examination of the document
q Explain the significance of this document to issues of constitutional law.