JD | Juris Doctor

Online Law Courses offered in the Juris Doctor Program at CalSouthern

Below you’ll find a list of the required and elective law courses that make up the online Juris Doctor degree program at CalSouthern. The curriculum and course sequencing are designed to provide students with a solid legal education and prepare them to be successful on the State Bar of California Exams.

Required Core Courses

1L Required Courses

LAW 5124 Constitutional Law II

Credits : 4
Continues the examination of the Constitution of the United States of America. Emphasis is placed on equality and the Constitution, implied fundamental rights, freedom of expression and freedom of religion.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine and study fundamental interests protected by the Equal Protection Clause.
  • Understand substantive due process in light of both the equal protection clause and the more modern concepts of privacy, personhood and family
  • Examine constitutional protections and limitations associated with the freedom of press.
  • Evaluate the various underlying values, threats to and limitations of freedom of speech.
  • Integrate the basic concepts of the free exercise of religion with required and permissible accommodations and differentiate between the latter two.
  • Evaluate the various constitutional protections against discrimination and identify the level of scrutiny assigned specific classifications of people
  • Analyze the changing concepts of equal protection.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a case brief.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Examine and understand the establishment clause.
  • Synthesize course concepts through the use of hypotheticals and analytical questions.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5124 Constitutional Law II

Credits : 4
Continues the examination of the Constitution of the United States of America. Emphasis is placed on equality and the Constitution, implied fundamental rights, freedom of expression and freedom of religion.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine and study fundamental interests protected by the Equal Protection Clause.
  • Understand substantive due process in light of both the equal protection clause and the more modern concepts of privacy, personhood and family
  • Examine constitutional protections and limitations associated with the freedom of press.
  • Evaluate the various underlying values, threats to and limitations of freedom of speech.
  • Integrate the basic concepts of the free exercise of religion with required and permissible accommodations and differentiate between the latter two.
  • Evaluate the various constitutional protections against discrimination and identify the level of scrutiny assigned specific classifications of people
  • Analyze the changing concepts of equal protection.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a case brief.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Examine and understand the establishment clause.
  • Synthesize course concepts through the use of hypotheticals and analytical questions.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5124 Constitutional Law II

Credits : 4
Continues the examination of the Constitution of the United States of America. Emphasis is placed on equality and the Constitution, implied fundamental rights, freedom of expression and freedom of religion.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine and study fundamental interests protected by the Equal Protection Clause.
  • Understand substantive due process in light of both the equal protection clause and the more modern concepts of privacy, personhood and family
  • Examine constitutional protections and limitations associated with the freedom of press.
  • Evaluate the various underlying values, threats to and limitations of freedom of speech.
  • Integrate the basic concepts of the free exercise of religion with required and permissible accommodations and differentiate between the latter two.
  • Evaluate the various constitutional protections against discrimination and identify the level of scrutiny assigned specific classifications of people
  • Analyze the changing concepts of equal protection.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a case brief.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Examine and understand the establishment clause.
  • Synthesize course concepts through the use of hypotheticals and analytical questions.
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