Advanced Constitutional Law: New Issues in Speech, Press, and Religion

Advanced Constitutional Law: New Issues in Speech, Press, and Religion

Professor Martha Minow, Mx. Kendra Albert
Spring 2019 seminar
Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: Constitutional Law: SOP or Constitutional Law: First Amendment

Exam Type: No Exam
Students will write multiple short papers.

We will explore significant challenges to long-standing treatments of religious and speech rights in the face of social movements, such as the movement for LGBT rights, and in the face of technological change, such as the Internet.  This seminar will examine several emerging issues and potential responses; U.S. federal constitutional law is the focus, but state constitutions, federal statutes, and comparative law will also provide resources.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Legal & Political Theory, Human Rights