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Fall 2013 - Const Law II: Civil Liberties

Abramson, Jeffrey B

Unique # 29465 Credit Hours: 3 Course ID: 381C
DayTimeLocation
TTH9:05 - 10:20 amTNH 2.124
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Monday, December 16 8:30 am -   A-Z
  2.123
  2.123
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will concentrate on the 1st and 14th amendments.  Topics to be covered include:  (1) free exercise of religion and establishment of religion; (2) freedom of speech; (3) privacy, including issues relating to abortion and sexual orientation; and (4) racial and sex discrimination, including issues related to affirmative action.  Emphasis will be placed on the political theory or theories that best explain and justify constitutional doctrines.

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Textbooks
Religious Freedom and the Constitution - Eisgruber and Sager
  Harvard, edition: pb
  ISBN: 0-674-02305-6   (required)
2012 Supplement to Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Gunther
  Thomson-West, edition: 2012
  ISBN: 9781609301552   (optional)
Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Gunther
  Thomson-West, edition: 17th
  ISBN: 978-1-59941-752-3   (required)
A Theory of Justice - Rawls, John
  Harvard, edition: rev. ed
  ISBN: 9780674000780   (optional)