Examines speech and religion clauses of the First Amendment. Includes the philosophical foundation of free expression; analytical problems in First Amendment jurisprudence; and the relationships between free exercise of religion and the separation of church and state.
Meeting Times & Locations:
||9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
First Assignment: The book for this course is Shiffrin and Choper, The First Amendment (West, Fifth edition). The assignment for the first class is to sign up for the TWEN site (on which you will find the syllabus) and to read pp. 528-537 in the casebook.