Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press

Information Introduction

LAW8004
Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 51/70
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date

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1130-1250 WB128

Course Description

The central theme of the course is the Supreme Court's determination of the scope of First Amendment expressive freedoms throughout the 20th century and into the 21st. Topics include prior restraint, seditious speech, defamation, campaign finance regulation, "low value" speech, hate speech, obscenity, child pornography, and commercial advertising.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: (Constitutional Law (6001)). Students who have not completed LAW 6001 may request a waiver of the prerequisite from the instructor, and if approved, it must be provided to the Student Records Office (SRO) in writing. Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

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

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123819844

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Constitutional Law , Human Rights and Civil Liberties , Jurisprudence and Comparative Law

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