Const Law II: Civil Liberties

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.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday, Thursday 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.140
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Floating

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed

Textbooks

  • Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Feldman
      Thomson-West , edition: 18th
      ISBN: 9781609302511   (required)
  • Religious Freedom and the Constitution - Eisgruber and Sager
      Harvard , edition: pb
      ISBN: 0-674-02305-6   (required)
  • 2015 Supp. to Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Feldman
      Thomson-West , edition: pb
        (required)
  • A Theory of Justice - Rawls, John
      Harvard , edition: rev. ed
      ISBN: 9780674000780   (optional)