JUST 595 (01) - Special Topics

Special Topics/1st Amendment

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56316
Special topics of advanced study in Justice Studies. Selected offerings reflect faculty expertise in teaching and research. May be repeated in different topic areas.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: J Kirk Trombley

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 215
Additional Course Details: 

MAKE NO LAW: The 1st Amendment  and You.

Course Description:
What are the historical roots of the First Amendment? What societal functions does the First Amendment serve? Which of these functions are most important? Is the free speech clause absolute? Does the mandate that Congress shall make "no law" mean NO law? Should an individual’s free speech, freedom of press, association or religious interests be balanced against government interests?  What are the current issues in the First Amendment law and what impact will technology have on First Amendment issues? We will draw upon the multidisciplinary class makeup of our class to read, study and present on those cases.


Book Details
978154382684 5
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