Building on courses across the College of Arts and Letters and the Law School, the Constitutional Studies minor is designed to encourage students to confront fundamental questions concerning justice, the rule of law, and human flourishing.

For those interested in signing up for the minor, please contact jsmith70@nd.edu to set up an appointment!

Fall 2017 Courses are now listed!

 

Latest News

Video: “The Future of Liberalism in the Age of Trump”

Author: Constitutional Studies

We recently hosted a panel discussion with:

  • Tim Roemer '81 M.A., '85 Ph.D. Former Indiana Congressman and Former U.S. Ambassador to India
  • Rogers Smith, Professor of Political Science, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dianne Pinderhughes, Chair of Africana Studies, Professor of Political Science, Univeristy of Notre Dame

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Upcoming Events

"Are Antidiscrimination Laws Hostile to Freedom or Essential to It?"

Epstein Coles 3

Friday, March 31, 2017
12:00PM - 1:30PM
Oak Room at South Dining Hall 

Are Antidiscrimination Laws Hostile to Freedom or Essential to It?

Please join us as we host a conversation with Matthew Coles and Richard Epstein Lunch begins at 11:30am, talk at 12:00pm.

Free and open to the public

 

The Politics of Immigration in the Age of Trump: How Should Catholic Social Thought Inform America’s Immigration Policy?

Thursday, April 6, 2017
12:30PM - 2:00PM
Oak Room at South Dining Hall

A debate with R. R. Reno and Peter J. Casarella. Lunch begins at noon, talk at 12:30 pm.

Free and open to the public