Public Policy, Constitutional Values and the Supreme Court

Virtually every issue of public importance is defined in an important respect by values established by the Constitution as interpreted by the Supreme Court. This course explored the role of the Supreme Court in the context of constitutional issues of particular importance in 21st century America


  • Seminar-style hybrid, flipped course where Duke undergraduates used short video lectures and online case studies and posted written assignments for pre-class work and met weekly in-person for discussion sessions.
  • Duke Law Professors Joseph Blocher, Neil Siegel and Guy-Uriel Charles also produced videos for the course materials.
  • The course featured extensive use of a series of documentaries produced by Duke Law School and its Voices of American Law program.



  • Duke Law School

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Launch Date:

  • September 2013