First Amendment Law

Credit Hours: 2-3

This course will cover the basic principles of First Amendment law related to free expression with a special emphasis on free speech in academia. Individual topics include the development of modern First Amendment law, the categories of unprotected speech, forum analysis, commercial speech, and harassment.

Course Description for Fall 2017: First Amendment: Freedom of Expression (3 credits) 
This course will cover the basic principles of First Amendment law related to free expression. Individual topics include the development of modern First Amendment law, the categories of unprotected speech, forum analysis, corporate political speech, and “hate speech."