ESP Biography


Major: Political Science

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Darius H. Namazi currently serves as a Research Assistant at Stanford Law School. Previously, he has worked in positions at the Stanford Law Review and U.S. House of Representatives.

Past Classes

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S6579: The U.S. Supreme Court: An Introduction in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
This course will give an overview of the United States Supreme Court. We will investigate the various ways in which a legal dispute can reach the Supreme Court and the mechanics of how the Court decides cases. In addition, we will look at the nine justices of the Court and their judicial philosophies. We will analyze recent decisions of the Court in order to achieve these goals.

S6580: How was the Constitution Created? in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
The U.S. Constitution is a document that is debated on a daily basis. It serves as the bedrock of our country and influences our lives in nearly every aspect. This course will delve into how the Constitution was created. Principally, we will take a deep dive into the Constitutional Convention of 1787: the convention where the Constitution was actually written. We will look at the background that led up to the Convention and the day to day events and debates that shaped one of our founding documents. We will also look at several amendments to the Constitution as examples of the amendment process.