Skip to main content

"Congress Shall Make No Law..." The First Amendment in Theory, History, and Practice

ID : 1421   
« back to classes page
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”
These 45 words are the source of much discussion in the United States today. So what do they mean? This course will examine what
the First Amendment meant when it was written, how the courts have expanded the meaning of these seemingly simple words, and how
this amendment shapes American political discourse today.
Call 757-221-1506 to register Send to Friend »

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Location
via Zoom

Instructor
Karen McPherson 

Tuition: 

$0.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/1/2020 - 6/15/2020 Weekly - Mon 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Williamsburg, via Zoom  Map Karen McPherson