Cynthia J Simmons
Lecture, seminar, and/or team study. Topics vary.
Communications 495 G, First Amendment, will cover all five of the freedoms protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: the freedom to assemble, freedom of speech and press, freedom of religion and the freedom to petition government. This is a great course for student journalists, students who are considering law school and any student who wants a deeper understanding of these important rights.
Student learning goals
Arguments before an appellate court
General method of instruction
Participation in moot courts, lectures and debates.
None. This course is open to all UW students.
Class assignments and grading
There will be a paper and a presentation.
Grades will be based on the quality of course participation and the paper grade.