I will demonstrate the basic concept of the Constitution and explain it according to specific cases. Students learn about the Constitution while holding a concrete image.
You acquire minimum constitutional knowledge in social life. You will be able to understand the news you watch on TV and what is written in the newspaper correctly.
human right, constitutionalism
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Specific examples will be given to complement the learning.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Constitution and Constitutionalism, popular sovereignty, pacifism||to understand, what is constitution, what is law and basics of constitution|
|Class 2||Basic Human Rights and their limitation||to understand human rights and their limitation.|
|Class 3||General basic rights and equation under the constitution||Using some cases to gain understanding of the right to pursuit of happiness and the equality before the law.|
|Class 4||the right to spiritual freedom||to understand freedom of thought and moral, to understand spiritual fteedom including freedom of expression.|
|Class 5||the right to economical freedom and other rights||to understand human rights other than the spiritual freedom|
|Class 6||government - power division -||to understand the government|
|Class 7||general discussion||Summary and understanding the lecture contents|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Nobuyoshi Ashibe, Kazuyuki Takahashi Supp, Kenpo 6 ed. (Iwanami-Shoten) ISBN-13:978-4000227995
select as needed
No classes will be given on April 8 (Wed).
Seven total classes will be held for this course: April 15 (Wed), April 22 (Wed), ※May 6 (Wed), May 13 (Wed), May 20 (Wed), May 27 (Wed), June 3 (Wed).
※Please take note that this class will be given on May 6 (Wed) during the holiday.