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286.32 sec. 001 - Civil Liberties in a Pandemic (Spring 2021)
Instructor: Erwin Chemerinsky (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Steven Davidoff Solomon (view instructor's profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
W 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
From January 20, 2021
To March 03, 2021
Course End: March 03, 2021
Class Number (1Ls): 33214
Class Number: 33214
Enroll Limit: 19
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM
This course will examine constitutional issues arising in the context of the current pandemic. It will look at issues such as the constitutionality of shelter-in-place and business closure regulations, allocation of power between national and state governments, voting, free exercise of religion, abortion rights, and takings claims. No prior knowledge of constitutional law is expected. The central issue for the course is how civil liberties should be balanced against society's need to protect public health.
This class is designed to give students an extra opportunity to engage despite our remote form of interaction. In light of that goal, this class will expect real-time attendance and may not be recorded. The total written work requirement will be no more than 8 double-spaced pages.
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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.