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SPRING 2003





PART III




WEEK 10


The Limits of Criminal Law: The Right of Privacy(March 17th)

  • Griswold v. Connecticut, United States Supreme Court, 1965
  • Roe v. Wade, United States Supreme Court, 1973
  • Planned Parenthood of S. E. Pennsylvania v. Casey, Penn. Supreme Court
  • Bowers v. Hardwick, United States Supreme Court, 1986
    in Feinberg & Coleman, PHILOSOPHY OF LAW

    Principles of Constitutional Interpretation(March 19th)

  • Robert Bork: "The Right of Privacy"
  • John Hart Ely: "Discovering Fundamental Values."
  • David Lyons: "Constitutional Interpretation and Original Meaning"
    in Feinberg & Coleman, PHILOSOPHY OF LAW

    How Does the Constitution Mean?( March 20th)
    Andreas Teuber, "How Is the U. S. Constitution Like the Ten Commandments" (Handout)


    WEEK 11


    The Limits of Criminal Law: Freedom of Expression(March 24th)

  • Feinberg: "Limits to the Free Expression of Opinion"
  • Cohen v. California, United States Supreme Court, 1971.
  • Skokie v. National Socialist Party of America, Illinois Supreme Court, 1978.
  • Texas v. Johnson, United States Supreme Court, 1989.
  • Grey: "Civil Rights v. Civil Liberties: Discriminatory Verbal Harassment."
    in Feinberg & Coleman, PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
    Second papers are due on Monday, March the 24th, in class

    Paper topics for the third paper will be handed out on Thursday, March 27th at the end of class. They are due on Monday, April 7th, in class.








    Prepared: February 4, 2003 - 5:02:29 PM
    Edited and Updated, February 5, 2003


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