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Fall 2023 Course

Constitutional Law: First Amendment

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: In Class

This course explores the constitutional law of freedom of expression, association, and religion under the First Amendment. Topics for discussion include advocacy of unlawful conduct, defamation, commercial speech, obscenity and pornography, offensive speech, expressive association, the regulation of campaign finance, and the free exercise and establishment of religion.

Textbook(s): The First Amendment, Sixth Edition Geoffrey R. Stone, Louis M. Seidman, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet, Pamela S. Karlan ISBN: 9781543807806