Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Religion

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: /80
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




1410-1530 WB101

Course Description

This course will explore the historical, philosophical, and constitutional foundations of the relation between religion and the state. Its primary focus will be on the religion clauses of the First Amendment. In considering the modern case law, and various theories of how the state should treat religion, the course will cover numerous topics under the broad headings of religious accommodation, public funding of religion, the influence of religion and government on public culture, and the role of religious convictions in political and legal decision-making.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex with Paper Option

Description: Flex examination at end of the semester, with a paper option in lieu of the exam that is due on or before noon (EST) on Dec 18th (the day before the last day of the exam period). Students seeking to satisfy the upper-level writing requirement must submit a Upper-Level Writing Requirement "Special Request" Form to the Student Records Office by October 1st. The form is available via LawWeb. Retroactive exceptions will not be granted.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: (Constitutional Law (6001)) Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: Religious Liberty (7102)

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced via Canvas.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124817915

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: Constitutional Law , Democracy and Civil Rights

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, November 22, 12:01 AM

Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 06, 11:59 PM

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