Course Description

LAWS 8095
Seminar: Problems in Constitutional Law
General Description:
This seminar allows students to explore the impact of our national commitment to freedom of speech, press, and various forms of expression. The theoretical justifications for the protection of speech in service of truth, self-governance and self-realization are explored primarily through analysis of the market metaphor. Students will study the role of the press, and evaluate current methods of suppressing speech in a democratic state. Pre-requisite: Constitutional Law (required); First Amendment (useful).

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