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Spring 2008 - Con Law II: Current Problems

Weinberg, Louise

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 381C  Unique # 28590

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TWTH10:30 - 11:20 amTNH 3.124
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Tuesday, May 6 1:30 pm - A-Z
2.124
2.124
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course provides a critical examination of controversial current or recent cases in the Supreme Court.  Background cases will be read using the new paperback by Choper, et al., "Leading Cases in Constitutional Law" (2007), supplemented by reference to other cases as needed.  The course will center on such politically controversial topical substantive issues as, e.g., hate speech, gun control, English-only laws, religious exemptions, abortion, homosexuality, freedom of association, military tribunals and other war on terror issues, and developments in such structural areas as, e.g., state sovereign immunity and the Fourteenth Amendment and commerce powers of Congress.  This course is closed to first-year students.  Three hours.

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