Comparative Freedom of Speech Law Seminar

Information Introduction

Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date


1130-1330 WB127

Course Description

This course will explore freedom of expression from a comparative law and international human rights perspective. It will first introduce the philosophical foundations of free speech and compare the American free speech tradition with others, such as Germany, Israel, Japan, France, and the United Kingdom. Substantive topics will include defamation, privacy law, hate speech, obscenity, commercial speech, and seditious speech.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students are required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO by noon on May 9th (day before last day of exam period).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announcedl

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: Yes

Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124218634

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Constitutional Law , Jurisprudence and Comparative Law

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Sunday, April 14, 12:01 AM

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 28, 11:59 PM

Information reflected on this page was last refreshed at: Friday, May 17, 2024 - 7:03 AM *

*During open enrollment periods, live enrollment data may be found in SIS.