First Amendment Seminar Description - LAWN937

2 Credits

This seminar offers an introduction to the law regarding freedom of speech and freedom of the press. The class concentrates on the importance of freedom of expression; the nature of “speech;” freedom of speech in public and private places; the relevance of the audience in determining the right of freedom of expression; censorship and permissible restrictions on freedom of expression; vagueness and overbreadth in applicable legislation; prior restraint; and symbolic speech. (Prerequisite: Constitutional Law. Corequisite: Constitutional Law II.)

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