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From groundbreaking Law of Democracy courses to intensive examinations of security in a post-9/11 world, the Constitutional Law curriculum at NYU takes on some of the most important issues of the day. The faculty's specialties range over both the structural and rights-based topics in U.S. Constitutional Law, as well as touching on the burgeoning field of Comparative Constitutionalism.

The Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program awards fellowships to a small group of third-year students committed to civil liberties.

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