Const Law II: Civil Liberties

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
WED, THU 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.140

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Floating

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 )

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

Instructors

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