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 JON 5.206/7
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Floating

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Feldman
      Thomson-West , edition: 19th
      ISBN: 9781634594479   (required)
  • 2017 Supp. to Constitutional Law - Sullivan and Feldman
      Thomson-West , edition: pb
        (required)
  • Religious Freedom and the Constitution - Eisgruber and Sager
      Harvard , edition: pb
      ISBN: 0-674-02305-6   (required)