A former New York Court of Appeals judge who is a conservative Republican and a professor who is a liberal Democrat are teaching a new course at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law that examines the impact President Donald Trump is having on the Constitution.

The course concentrates on the legal issues raised by the president’s constitutional challenges and is not a political science course but nevertheless it has attracted students who are not happy with the president. When asked by retired Court of Appeals Judge Robert Smith, a partner at Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman who is co-teaching the class, if anyone supported the president, no one came forward.

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