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The First Amendment: Five Freedoms, Contextualized - 39749

Faculty: Samuel Cohen

In this class, you will learn the histories and case law of each of the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Press, the right to petition the government, the Establishment Clause, and the prohibition against government restriction of free exercise of religion.

Date: Online

Credits: 1

$50

$50

In this class, you will learn the histories and case law of each of the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Press, the right to petition the government, the Establishment Clause, and the prohibition against government restriction of free exercise of religion.

NY: 1.0 Professional Practice
NJ: 1.0 General
CA: 1.0 General
PA: 1.0 General (To obtain PA credit, you must send your PA bar registration number to info@marinolegal.com upon completion of the course)

NY: 1.0 Professional Practice
NJ: 1.0 General
CA: 1.0 General
PA: 1.0 General (To obtain PA credit, you must send your PA bar registration number to info@marinolegal.com upon completion of the course)

Samuel B. Cohen is an attorney and counselor at law, admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York, the Federal Southern and Eastern District Courts for New York, and the Federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in the Social Sciences from Hampshire College.

Samuel began his legal career as a litigation paralegal at the law firm Jaffe & Asher LLP, and served as the legal affairs director for the New York Dance Parade during law school, where he conducted independent studies in intellectual property issues, and received an award for research work in mixed for-profit/non-profit entities. Hired first as a clerk and then as an associate by prominent New York attorney Wylie M. Stecklow, Samuel discovered an aptitude and passion for civil rights litigation, and quickly rose to prominence among the civil rights bar.

Samuel lives with his wife, their devoted Boston Terrier “The Frances,” and two black cats, “Biggie” and “Puck.” He is an avid traveler and reader who enjoys finding interesting street art and exploring new places.