Dec 08, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 3070 - Freedom of Expression


This course examines the meaning, scope and challenge of “free expression” in the United States today. Beginning with the historical foundations of the U.S. Constitution and the First Amendment, this course examines how the courts, scholars and political activists have interpreted and applied these rights to a number of controversial issues. Possible topics include prior restraint, social justice, the public’s right to know, privacy invasion, symbolic speech, and artistic expression. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – Societies and Cultures Category.

Credits: 3 hours



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