Const Law II: Civil Liberties

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, THU 9:05 - 10:20 am TNH 2.124

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 16, 2013 8:30 am A-Z in 2.123

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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

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

Instructors

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