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Fall 2014 - Con Law II: Civil Liberties

Abramson, Jeffrey B

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 381C  Unique # 29655

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TTH2:15 - 3:30 pmTNH 3.125
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Floating
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.

Related Course Areas
Textbooks
Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Gunther
  Thomson-West, edition: 17th if available, if not, 18th
  ISBN: 978-1-59941-752-3   (required)
2012 Supplement to Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Gunther
  Thomson-West, edition: 2012
  ISBN: 9781609301552   (optional)
Religious Freedom and the Constitution - Eisgruber and Sager
  Harvard, edition: pb
  ISBN: 0-674-02305-6   (required)