Course Descriptions

First Amendment LAW-871

This course will examine the history, doctrine and theory of the First Amendment.  Topics to be covered will include rights of speech, press, and association.  Specific subtopics will include (but not be limited to) the treatment of “commercial speech”; regulation of sexually explicit expression; child pornography; public forum doctrine; and hate speech.  Free exercise of religion will not be a principal focus of this course.”
Teaching This Course
The Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law
Dorothy W. Nelson Professor of Law and Sociology
Course Details
Units 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

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