Con Law II Reading Outline

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1. 1. Unit One - Freedom of Speech

1.1. a. The Rise and Fall of Categorical Exceptions (pp 831-841, pp 880-900)

1.1.1. i. Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire

1.1.1.1. 1) Notes

1.1.2. ii. Categorical Content-Based Exclusions from First Amendment Protection

1.1.2.1. 1) Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association

1.1.2.1.1. a) Notes

1.2. b. Content-Based and Content-Neutral Restrictions (pp 900-924)

1.2.1. i. United States v. O'Brien

1.2.1.1. 1) Notes

1.2.2. ii. Texas v. Johnson

1.2.2.1. 1) Notes

1.2.3. iii. Reasonable, Neutral Time, Place, and Manner Regulations

1.2.3.1. 1) Renton v. Playtime Theaters

1.2.3.1.1. a) Notes

1.3. c. Unprotected Content

1.3.1. i. Inciting, Subversive Speech and True Threats (pp 924-948)

1.3.1.1. 1) Historical introduction

1.3.1.2. 2) Note on Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

1.3.1.3. 3) Brandenburg v. Ohio

1.3.1.4. 4) Notes

1.3.1.5. 5) Note on Planned Parenthood v. American Coalition of Life Activists

1.3.1.6. 6) R.A.V. v. St. Paul

1.3.1.7. 7) Notes

1.3.1.8. 8) Nazis in Skokie

1.3.2. ii. Obscenity and Child Pornography (pp 960-966 & add readings #1)

1.3.2.1. 1) Miller v. California, 313 U.S. 15 (1973)

1.3.2.2. 2) New York v. Ferber, 458 U.S. 747 (1982)

1.3.2.3. 3) American Booksellers Ass. v. Hudnut

1.4. d. Offensive and Degrading Speech (pp 948-960)

1.4.1. i. Cohen v. California

1.4.1.1. 1) Notes

1.4.2. ii. Hustler Magazine v. Falwell

1.4.2.1. 1) Notes

1.5. e. Commercial Speech (Additional readings Assignment 2)

1.5.1. i. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Service Commn., New York, 447 U.S. 557 (1980)

1.5.2. ii. 44 Liquormart, Inc. v. Rhode Island, 517 U.S. 484 (1996)

1.6. f. Campaign Finance and the First Amendment (pp 989-1021)

1.6.1. i. Buckley v. Valeo

1.6.1.1. 1) Notes

1.6.2. ii. Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC

1.6.3. iii. Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission

1.6.3.1. 1) Notes

1.6.4. iv. Note on campaign finance cases in the 2011 term

1.7. g. Public Forum Doctrine (pp 1021-1039 & Add. Readings 3)

1.7.1. i. Commonwealth v. Davis

1.7.2. ii. Hague v. CIO

1.7.2.1. 1) Notes

1.7.3. iii. Perry Education Association v. Perry Local Educators Association

1.7.3.1. 1) Notes

1.7.4. iv. Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of University of Virginia

1.7.4.1. 1) Notes

1.7.5. v. Lehman v. City of Shaker Heights

1.8. h. Protests and Demonstrations (pp 1039-1057)

1.8.1. i. Thomas v. Chicago Park District

1.8.1.1. 1) Notes

1.8.2. ii. Clark v. Community for Creative Non-Violence

1.8.2.1. 1) Notes

1.8.3. iii. NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Co.

1.8.3.1. 1) Notes

1.8.4. iv. Note on abortion clinic protests

1.9. i. Governmentally Compelled Speech (pp 1064-1083 & Add reading Martinez)

1.9.1. i. West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

1.9.1.1. 1) Notes

1.9.2. ii. Wooley v. Maynard

1.9.2.1. 1) Notes

1.9.3. iii. The right of groups to control their own expressive messages

1.9.4. iv. Hurley v. Irish-American Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Group of Boston

1.9.4.1. 1) Notes

1.9.5. v. Abood v. Detroit Board of Education

1.9.6. vi. Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

1.10. j. Government as Employer or Sponsor (Add readings 4)

1.10.1. i. Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410

1.10.2. ii. National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley, 524 U.S. 569

1.10.3. iii. Pleasant Grove City v. Summum, 555 U.S. 460

2. 2. Unit Two - Freedom of Religion

2.1. a. Background (1103-1110)

2.1.1. i. James Madison, Memorial and Remonstrances Against Religious Assessments

2.1.1.1. 1) Notes

2.1.2. ii. Madison's Initial Proposal for the Religion Clauses

2.1.3. iii. Debate on Establishment of Religion and Rights of Conscience

2.1.4. iv. House Draft Transmitted to the Senate

2.1.5. v. Senate Motions

2.1.5.1. 1) Notes

2.2. b. The Free Exercise Clause (1103-1133)

2.2.1. i. Stansbury v. Marks

2.2.1.1. 1) Notes

2.2.2. ii. Wisconsin v. Yoder

2.2.3. iii. Employment Division v. Smith

2.2.3.1. 1) Notes

2.2.4. iv. Note on Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye

2.2.5. v. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC

2.2.5.1. 1) Notes

2.3. c. Establishment Clause (1133-1161)

2.3.1. i. American Jewish Congress v. City of Chicago

2.3.1.1. 1) Notes

2.3.2. ii. Engel v. Vitale

2.3.3. iii. Accomodation of Religion: The Intersection of Free Exercise and Non-Establishment

2.3.4. iv. Corp. of Presiding Bishop of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. Amos

2.3.4.1. 1) Notes

2.3.5. v. Cutter v. Wilkinson

2.3.5.1. 1) Notes

2.4. d. Financial Aid by Government to Religious Activities (pp 1161-1192)

2.4.1. i. Everson v. Board of Education

2.4.1.1. 1) Notes

2.4.2. ii. Lemon v. Kurtzman

2.4.2.1. 1) Notes

2.4.2.2. 2) Cases after Lemon

2.4.3. iii. Zelman v. Simmons-Harris

2.4.3.1. 1) Notes

2.4.4. iv. Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of University of Virginia

3. 3. Unit Three - Second and Third Amendments

3.1. a. Readings (pp 1192-1212)

3.1.1. i. Federalist No. 28

3.1.2. ii. Federalist No. 46

3.1.3. iii. District of Columbia v. Heller

3.1.3.1. 1) Notes

4. 4. Unit Four - Fifth Amendment and Takings (pp 1242-1258)

4.1. a. Property

4.1.1. i. Nollan v. California Coastal Commission

4.2. b. Taking

4.2.1. i. Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon

4.2.2. ii. Notes

4.3. c. Public Use

4.3.1. i. Kelo v. New London

4.3.2. ii. Notes

5. 5. Unit Five - The Reconstruction Amendments and Equal Protection

5.1. a. Historical Background (1265-1292)

5.1.1. i. Thirteenth Amendment

5.1.2. ii. Fourteenth Amendment

5.1.3. iii. Formative judicial interpretation and the death of the privileges or immunities clause

5.1.4. iv. Slaughter House Cases

5.1.4.1. 1) Notes

5.2. b. Early Understanding of Equal Protection (pp 1292-1306)

5.2.1. i. Original meaning and early interpretation

5.2.2. ii. Bradwell v. Illinois

5.2.3. iii. Minor v. Happersett

5.2.3.1. 1) Notes

5.2.4. iv. Strauder v. West Virginia

5.2.4.1. 1) Notes

5.3. c. Congressional Power to Enforce Reconstruction Amendments (pp 1306-1337)

5.3.1. i. The Civil Rights Cases

5.3.1.1. 1) Notes

5.3.2. ii. United States v. Morrison

5.3.2.1. 1) Notes

5.3.3. iii. City of Boerne v. Flores

5.3.3.1. 1) Notes

5.4. d. Equal Protection Before Brown (pp 1337-1352)

5.4.1. i. Railroad Company v. Brown

5.4.2. ii. Plessy v. Ferguson

5.4.2.1. 1) Notes

5.4.3. iii. Cumming v. Board of Education

5.4.3.1. 1) Notes

5.4.4. iv. Giles v. Harris

5.4.4.1. 1) Notes

5.5. e. Desegregation (pp 1359-1379)

5.5.1. i. Brown v. Board of Education (Brown I)

5.5.2. ii. Bolling v. Sharpe

5.5.3. iii. Brown v. Board of Education (Brown II)

5.5.3.1. 1) Notes

5.5.4. iv. Browder v. Gayle

5.5.4.1. 1) Notes

5.5.5. v. Loving v. Virginia

5.5.5.1. 1) Notes

5.6. f. Intent or Effect? Affirmative Action (pp 1379-1407)

5.6.1. i. Washington v. Davis

5.6.1.1. 1) Notes

5.6.2. ii. Introductory hypothetical to affirmative action (Taxman v. Piscataway)

5.6.3. iii. Note on modern history of affirmative action

5.6.4. iv. Racial preferences in State University Admissions

5.6.5. v. Grutter v. Bollinger

5.6.5.1. 1) Notes

5.6.6. vi. Note on affirmative action outside of education

5.7. g. Discrimination by Gender (pp 1407-1425)

5.7.1. i. Craig v. Boren

5.7.1.1. 1) Notes

5.7.2. ii. United States v. Virginia

5.7.2.1. 1) Notes

5.8. h. Other Classifications (pp 1425-1443)

5.8.1. i. The general rule of "Rational Basis"

5.8.2. ii. The "Heightened Scrutiny" Exceptions

5.8.3. iii. Buck v. Bell

5.8.3.1. 1) Notes

5.8.4. iv. Romer v. Evans

5.8.4.1. 1) Notes

5.8.5. v. Note on the "fundamental interests" strand of equal protection doctrine

5.8.6. vi. Final thoughts on equal protection

6. 6. Unit Six - Due Process

6.1. a. Introduction to procedural due process (pp 1443-1463)

6.1.1. i. St. George Tucker, View of the Constitution of the United States

6.1.2. ii. Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution

6.1.3. iii. Murray's Lessee v. Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.

6.1.4. iv. Calder v. Bull

6.1.4.1. 1) Notes

6.1.5. v. Matthews v. Eldridge

6.1.5.1. 1) Notes

6.2. b. Substantive Due Process - The Early Years (pp 1463-1478)

6.2.1. i. Lochner v. New York

6.2.1.1. 1) Notes

6.2.2. ii. Note on West Coast Hotel and the interring of Lochner

6.2.3. iii. Pierce v. Society of Sisters

6.2.3.1. 1) Notes

6.3. c. Substantive Due Process Revived (pp 1478-1500)

6.3.1. i. Griswold v. Connecticut

6.3.1.1. 1) Notes

6.3.2. ii. Planned Parenthood v. Casey

6.3.2.1. 1) Notes

6.4. d. Substantive Due Process, Interpretive Method and Other Due Process Rights (B.B. & pp 1544-1572)

6.4.1. i. Michael H v. Gerald D.

6.4.2. ii. Washington v. Glucksberg

6.4.2.1. 1) Notes

6.4.3. iii. Bowers v. Hardwick

6.4.4. iv. Lawrence v. Texas

6.4.4.1. 1) Notes

6.4.5. v. Looking back at Substantive Due Process

6.5. e. Obergefell v. Hodges (B.B)

6.5.1. i. Majority opinion

6.5.2. ii. Dissent