College of Law

Career Compass: A Map for Your Legal Career in Constitutional Law

Practicing constitutional law is exciting, challenging, and crucially important. Most lawyers who specialize in constitutional law pursue their passion by working for public interest litigation firms that specialize in a particular area, like religious liberty or women’s rights, or by working for the government. Many lawyers practice some constitutional law on behalf of paying clients and pro bono.


Courses required for a J.D. degree are marked with an asterisk (*) below.

Core Curriculum:
Constitutional Law I*
Constitutional Law II*
Constitutional Litigation

Specialty Courses:
Criminal Procedure-Investigations

Other Student Opportunities

  • Constitutional Law Moot Court Team
  • American Constitution Society (student organization)
  • The Federalist Society (student organization)


Last Updated: 6/27/22