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Viewing: LAW 6393 : First Amendment: Religion Clauses

Last approved: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 09:06:35 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 21:34:02 GMT

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Law School
Law (LAW)
LAW
6393
First Amendment: Religion Clauses
First Amendment: Religion
Fall 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
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No
No

Corequisites

35

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Primary focus on the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment. Individual and institutional claims of religious liberty, including the constitutional status of legislative or judicial accommodations, exemptions for religiously motivated conduct, and the definition of particular acts and institutions as “religious.” Government funding of religious institutions and activities, including current controversies about aid to faith-based social welfare providers, indirect funding of religious education, and extraterritorial funding of religious institutions (such as moderate Islamic schools). Government expression or endorsement of religious messages, including religious exercises and instruction in public schools, public displays of religious images, and private religious speech on public property. (Examination or take-home examination)
Students will explore and gain knowledge of the religion clauses of the First Amendment.

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Key: 5062