Wednesday, February 17, 2010

OSCAR Nominations: ConLaw Perspectives

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Consider this CFP from The Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.  (H/T Feminist Philosophers).

And among the Academy Award nominees for documentary film is The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, suitable for viewing (or reviewing) while teaching New York Times v. United States.  If a class trip to the local cinema is not possible, consider one of the compressed and evocative snippets available:


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Thanks for a very timely entry. I teach a Con Law course to undergraduates here at Babson, and the topic for today's class -- in a couple of hours, actually -- is prior restraint and sedition. The cases for today are Near v. Minn., NYTimes v. U.S., and Schenck v. U.S. So,this trailer will be a nice intro.

Posted by: eli bortman | Feb 18, 2010 3:31:10 AM

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