PSCI 0306

American Constitutional Law

American Constitutional Law: The First Amendment
This course focuses on the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the first amendment freedoms of speech, press, and religion. After starting with the philosophic foundations of these first amendment freedoms (Mill, Locke), students will read the major Supreme Court decisions concerning these rights. Class assignments in the form of oral arguments and briefs and/or options will enable students to take the part of lawyers and judges. (Sophomores, juniors and seniors with PSCI 0102 or 0104 or 0205 or 0206 or 0305 or waiver) 3 hrs. lect./disc. (American Politics)/
Political Science
Political Science
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
INTD 0306

Sections in Fall 2005

Fall 2005

PSCI0306A-F05 Lecture (Dry)