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Spring 2011 - Con Law II: Current Problems

Weinberg, Louise

Course ID: 381C  Unique # 29565  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 3.124
   Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 3.124
   Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 3.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Monday, May 9    1:30 pm          A-Z
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.


This course provides a critical examination of controversial current cases in the Supreme Court.  The required casebook is Choper's paperback, "Leading Cases in Constitutional Law" (2010).  This will be supplemented by reference to other cases as needed.  The course will center on such politically charged topical issues as gun control, English-only laws, religious exemptions, takings of property, abortion, homosexuality, hate speech, student rights, freedom of association, war and foreign affairs issues, as well as structural developments in the allocation of governmental powers.  This course is closed to first-year students.  Three hours.

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