First Amendment

SLN #: 13896
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 007
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Weinstein

Course Description:
The first few sessions will be devoted to reviewing basic material on free speech as well as recently decided Supreme Court decisions on the subject. The seminar will then cover topics in free speech to be selected by the class and the instructor. We may also spend a session or two on the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment.

Sessions at the end of the semester will be devoted to discussions of drafts or outlines of student papers.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: successful completion of Con Law II, or a course at another law school with a substantial unit on freedom of expression
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Mandatory

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.