Oct 17, 2021  
Course Catalog 2006-2007 
Course Catalog 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 119 - The First Amendment and the Internet

4 SS, WRi
Constitutional law cases are used to study the impact of the Internet on First Amendment rights of speech, dissent, political organization, academic inquiry, and the right of privacy and security. Topics: What constitutes political, offensive, pornographic, indecent, hateful, harassing, and subversive speech? Are principles of freedom of expression transformed when applied to the Internet? Should, and can, such speech be regulated on the Internet?

Prerequisites & Notes
Note: This course counts toward the Law and Society and Politics Majors.

Enrollment Limit: 14.
Mr. Kahn

[Next Offered 2007-2008]

Credits: 4 hours

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