Week of Monday, October 20 through Friday,
This week we will enter the final stretch
of the term. Our cases will begin to touch on
some politically sensitive topics relating to the
question of the constitutional basis for a right to
privacy. Expect to read several more cases and
plan to fill out brief forms for each of them.
Monday, October 20, 2014 (45 min)
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (50 min)
Topic: Discussion of the case. By the time the class is over you should be able to fill out a case brief form. You won't need to submit it, but you should hang on to it for future reference.
Homework: Read Loving v. Virginia and fill out a case brief to turn in for tomorrow.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (45 min)
Thursday, October 23, 2014 (50 min)
Topic: Video presentation and background on the status of abortions in America prior to the 1970s.
Homework:Read the concurrence and dissent in Roe v. Wade. Come to class tomorrow having filled out a brief form to hand in for this case.
Friday, October 24, 2014 (40 min)
Topic: Discussion of Roe.