MSL | Master of Science in Law

Master of Science in Law Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following law degree courses comprise the Master of Science in Law (MSL) program at CalSouthern. The online MSL degree program covers the major substantive areas of U.S. law (as well as the basic principles of international law), with courses ranging from torts, contracts, property, and constitutional law to domestic relations and intellectual property.

Required Courses

MSL 86300 Constitutional Law

Credits : 3
This course examines the United States Constitution and amendments with an emphasis on the role of the Supreme Court, the powers of Congress, the distribution of national powers, equal protection, implied fundamental rights, freedom of expression, religion, economic liberties, the contracts and taking clauses, and the problem of private power.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine and understand the concept of Federalism
  • Identify and evaluate the powers of the judicial, legislative, and executive branches
  • Evaluate and understand state powers and dual federalism
  • Evaluate and understand civil rights and liberties and equal protection rights
  • Evaluate and understand substantive and procedural due process
  • Identify and evaluate constitutional economic rights
  • Examine and understand freedom of expression and freedom of religion in the Constitution
  • Identify, examine and understand privacy rights
  • Examine and understand criminal procedures in the Constitution
  • Conduct research and select relevant materials for a chosen topic
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a case brief, paper, a mid-term assignment, or movie critique by evaluating and analyzing selective, relevant material(s) and resources(s)
  • Integrate course concepts through interaction and discussion with Learners and Mentor

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