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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Constitutional Law: Freedoms of Speech & Press

Course Description
This course focuses on the Supreme Court's opinions on freedom of speech and freedom of the press issues in First Amendment jurisprudence. The topics of study will include: advocacy of illegal action, defamation, commercial speech, obscenity, offensive speech, hate speech, symbolic speech, regulation of the public forum, right of petition, right of assembly, prior restraint, and other topics. The First Amendment topic of freedom of religion is the subject of a separate course, entitled Constitutional Law: Religious Freedoms.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2014
   
 
   

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Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
ctimmons@tulane.edu

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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