First Amendment Seminar

704A

Credits:
2
Instructor(s):

This seminar examines the origins of the First Amendment and engages modern First Amendment theory. Topics will include incitement of violence, hate speech, commercial speech, campaign finance regulation, government-supported speech, freedom of religion, fake news and rights of protest. This course will also focus on the application of First Amendment principles to the media and entertainment industries, covering issues related to creative freedom, journalist privilege, fair use, defamation, privacy and sexual taboo.