A View from the Classroom

By Donald P. Kommers


The senior undergraduate course in American constitutional law touches a host of moral issues buffeting our country today. This includes abortion, euthanasia, pornography, hate speech, affirmative action, rights of the family, same-sex marriage and the death penalty. Then there are the problems of war and peace, economic justice, environmental protection, church-state relations and the rights of political participation. You might even add stem-cell research and a human cloning to the list.…

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