Special Constitutional Law II - LAW 205

This course examines the formation, structure, and basic principles of Lebanese Constitutional Law, and will provide a comparative perspective on the Lebanese Constitution by looking at case law and institutions from other countries, including the U.S.A, U.K., France, Germany, the European Union, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Topics will include amendment mechanisms; secession; judicial review; separation of powers; federalism; fundamental rights; equality; comparative procedure; property rights and economic liberties; entitlements to government aid; and guarantees of democracy.
Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).