Constitutional Law and Theory

Explore the underpinnings of constitutional law

We offer ample opportunities to expand your understanding of constitutional law beyond our introductory Con Law I and II courses. Through elective course offerings, extra-curricular activities, symposia, and special events throughout the year, you will have the chance to study constitutional law with faculty who are influential in the field. Maryland Carey Law is also the host of the renowned Constitutional Law Schmooze, an annual event that brings together legal scholars from across the country to discuss interesting and provocative constitutional law topics. If you are interested in pursuing a clerkship, you will benefit from our dedicated faculty Judicial Clerkships committee. Their work has resulted in more than 30% of our graduates procuring highly competitive judicial clerkships after graduation.


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Learn more about the International and Comparative Law Program
  • Citizenship Seminar
  • Comparative Constitutional Democracy Colloquium
  • Comparative Law: Transnational and Lawyering
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law I: Governance
  • Constitutional Law II: Individual Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law Seminar: Race and Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure II
  • Election Law Seminar
  • Federal Courts
  • Human Rights in U.S. Law: Legal Theory and Practice
  • Information Privacy Law Seminar
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Identity
  • Law and Social Change (1L Elective)
  • Legislation
  • National Security, Electronic Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment
  • Mental Disability and Criminal Law Seminar
  • Race and the Law Seminar: The Maryland Experience
  • Restorative Justice
  • Restorative Justice & Sexual Assault Theory and Practice Seminar
  • Role of State and Federal Defense and Prosecution
  • Sentencing Reform Seminar
  • Supreme Court
  • Criminal Law Prosecutorial Externship Workshop
  • Legislative/Congressional Externship Workshop
  • Maryland Legislative Externship
  • Public Interest Externship Workshop
  • Asper Fellowship
  • JD/MPP - Master in Public Policy
  • JD/PhD (Public Policy) - Law and the Public Policy

American Constitution Society

The American Constitution Society student organization is the Maryland Carey Law chapter of a national organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for laws and legal systems that strengthen our democratic legitimacy, uphold the rule of law, and redress the founding failures of our Constitution and enduring inequities in our laws in pursuit of realized equality.

Clinics at Maryland Carey Law

Our renowned Clinical Law Program offers a wide variety of clinics where you will get real-world legal experience and build the practical skills to be job-ready at graduation.

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Faculty Profile

Schmoozing with Constitutional Law professor, Mark Graber.

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Examples of where our graduates have been employed:

Attorney, Center for Children's Law and Policy

Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives

Attorney, Disability Rights Maryland

Founder, Human Rights for Kids

Attorney, ACUL Women's Rights Project

Policy Advisor, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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