Course Assignments and Cancellations
|First Amendment||Fair||May 23, 2016|
Mr. Fair First Amendment Survey
General Course Information
1. Required Text: Krotoszynski, The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Comparative Legal Analysis of the Freedom of Speech. (NYU Press, 2006)
Below are the reading assignments for Class 1 and Class 2:
I. Is there any such thing as free speech? What basic theory or policy undergirds First Amendment jurisprudence? Is free speech a preferred constitutional value over other rights? When constitutional rights or values collide, which should prevail?
Class 1 Preliminary Issues: Vagueness, Overbreadth, Prior Restraints
A. Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Comparative Legal Analysis of the Freedom of Speech
Class 2 Freedom of Speech in the U.S., pp. 12-25 and
Freedom of Speech in Canada, pp. 26-69
|Legal Profession||Brant||May 24, 2016|
Casebook, pp. 1-24. Introduction; Who Among Us?: Spaulding v. Zimmerman.