Law 201 - Constitutional Law II

Robert D. Goldstein

Robert D. Goldstein

Professor of Law
B.A. Harvard, 1969
M.Ed. Harvard Clinical Psychology & Public Practice Program, 1976
J.D. Harvard, 1977
UCLA Faculty Since 1983
Course Description:

This course complements Constitutional Law I. It is devoted mainly to the study of the First Amendment's guarantees of the freedoms of speech, press, and assembly. The course also considers the First Amendment's prohibition of laws respecting an establishment of religion and its guarantee of the free exercise of religion. As in Constitutional Law I, a continuing theme is the proper role of the judiciary in the American system of government.

Please review faculty specific descriptions for additional details regarding each offering.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Think about the ways judges should enhance liberal democracy

Learn first amendment doctrine

Close textual reading of cases

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Robert Goldstein 20F 201 LEC 1 MTW 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 4.0 No No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2020 LEC 1
Choper and Schauer. The First Amendment, Cases, Comments, Questions  7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781642426854. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $223.46