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216A Law and Religion Seminar (2)

Seminar - 2 hours. The primary focus of the course will be federal constitutional law relating to religion - the interpretation and application of the Free Exercise Clause and the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. State constitutional law may also be considered as well as federal and state statutes relating to religion, e.g. federal and state Religious Freedom Protection Acts (RFRA) and the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).  Students will be expected to write  a paper of 20 pages in length (not including footnotes), to submit a draft of the paper to the instructor for review and feedback, and to present a draft of their paper to the seminar. Final grade is based primarily on the final draft of the paper submitted to the instructor by the end of the exam.

Graduation Requirements: Satisfies Advanced Writing Requirement.

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