Freedom of Speech and Press

Exceptions to the First Amendment

Author: Henry Cohen

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437925553

Category: Freedom of speech

Page: 36

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This report provides an overview of the major exceptions to the First Amendment ¿ of the ways that the Supreme Court has interpreted the guarantee of freedom of speech and press to provide no protection or only limited protection for some types of speech. Contents: Intro.; Obscenity; Child Pornography; Content-Based Restrictions; Non-Content-Based Restrictions; Prior Restraint; Commercial Speech; Defamation; Speech Harmful to Children; Children¿s First Amend. Rights; Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions; Incidental Restrictions; Symbolic Speech; Compelled Speech; Radio and TV; Freedom of Speech and Gov¿t. Funding; Free Speech Rights of Gov¿t. Employees and Gov¿t. Contractors; and Public Forum Doctrine.
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Freedom of Speech and the Press

Author: Ian C. Friedman

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438100264

Category: Freedom of speech

Page: 128

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American democracy owes much to the rights guaranteed to individuals in the U.S. Constitution and specifically in its first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. Each book in the new six-volume American Rights set provides the history of a specific right or rights, from the right to vote to the right to bear arms. The volumes begin with brief colonial history, discussing the war fought by American Revolutionaries to gain independence from Great Britain - and their opportunity to decide what rights every American should possess. Coverage also includes later and ongoing struggles by groups such as women and people of color to gain these rights - both in law and in practice. Students will learn to appreciate the value of these rights by reading of the battles fought to secure them and, in some cases, by learning of their relative rarity around the world. Graphs, maps, photographs, and box features enhance the lively and accessible narrative, calling out important details and bringing this exciting material to life. Providing a wealth of information, American Rights is a thought-provoking, must-have set perfect for the young readers of today.
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Freedom of speech and press

exceptions to the First Amendment

Author: Henry Cohen

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 51

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The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that "Congress shall make no law... Abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...". This language restricts government both more and less than it would if it were applied literally. It restricts government more in that it applies not only to Congress, but to all branches of the federal government, and to all branches of state and local government. It restricts government less in that it provides no protection to some types of speech and only limited protection to others. This book provides an overview of the major exceptions to the First Amendment -- of the ways that the Supreme Court has interpreted the guarantee of freedom of speech and press to provide no protection or only limited protection for some types of speech. For example, the Court has decided that the First Amendment provides no protection to obscenity, child pornography, or speech that constitutes "advocacy of the use of force or of law violation... Where such advocacy is directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action."
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Freedom of speech and press

exceptions to the First Amendment

Author: Henry Cohen

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 51

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The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that "Congress shall make no law... Abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...". This language restricts government both more and less than it would if it were applied literally. It restricts government more in that it applies not only to Congress, but to all branches of the federal government, and to all branches of state and local government. It restricts government less in that it provides no protection to some types of speech and only limited protection to others. This book provides an overview of the major exceptions to the First Amendment -- of the ways that the Supreme Court has interpreted the guarantee of freedom of speech and press to provide no protection or only limited protection for some types of speech. For example, the Court has decided that the First Amendment provides no protection to obscenity, child pornography, or speech that constitutes "advocacy of the use of force or of law violation... Where such advocacy is directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action."
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On Liberty

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783150185360

Category: Freiheit

Page: 350

View: 4560

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Freedom of speech and press

exceptions to the First Amendment

Author: Henry Cohen

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 51

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The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that "Congress shall make no law... Abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...". This language restricts government both more and less than it would if it were applied literally. It restricts government more in that it applies not only to Congress, but to all branches of the federal government, and to all branches of state and local government. It restricts government less in that it provides no protection to some types of speech and only limited protection to others. This book provides an overview of the major exceptions to the First Amendment -- of the ways that the Supreme Court has interpreted the guarantee of freedom of speech and press to provide no protection or only limited protection for some types of speech. For example, the Court has decided that the First Amendment provides no protection to obscenity, child pornography, or speech that constitutes "advocacy of the use of force or of law violation... Where such advocacy is directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action."
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Redefreiheit

Prinzipien für eine vernetzte Welt

Author: Timothy Garton Ash

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446254250

Category: Political Science

Page: 688

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Noch nie konnten so viele Menschen wie heute ihre Meinung auf der ganzen Welt verbreiten. Internet und Globalisierung haben eine neue Epoche der Redefreiheit möglich gemacht, gleichzeitig provozieren sie neue kulturelle und religiöse Konflikte. Müssen wir rassistische Kommentare auf Facebook hinnehmen? Darf Satire den Propheten Mohammed verhöhnen? 2011 hat Timothy Garton Ash eine Debatte angestoßen, seitdem diskutieren Teilnehmer aus der ganzen Welt die Frage, wie wir in Zukunft vernünftig unsere Standpunkte austauschen, wie wir das Recht auf Redefreiheit genauso wie die Würde Andersdenkender sichern können. Es ist der Stoff für sein neues Buch: Ein Standardwerk zur Redefreiheit im 21. Jahrhundert.
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Beyond the First Amendment

The Politics of Free Speech and Pluralism

Author: Samuel P. Nelson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801881732

Category: History

Page: 226

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Political theorist Samuel P. Nelson argues that the law of the First Amendment has supplanted the vital politics of free speech. After considering three philosophies commonly used to justify speech protection, Nelson pushes the debate beyond constitutional and legal questions by advocating an approach grounded in value pluralism.
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Freedom of Speech

Author: Eric Barendt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199244510

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 526

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Fully revised and updated, this title examines topical issues such as free speech and freedom of the press, as well as considering other important developments and legislation.
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Thomas Cooper

Early Libertarian Writer on Freedom of Speech and Press

Author: Rosemary Kendrick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Freedom of speech

Page: 178

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Democracy and the problem of free speech

Author: Cass R. Sunstein

Publisher: Free Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 326

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The right to free speech is invoked to protect an astonishing range of activities, a range that seems to expand every day. Newspapers publish the names of rape victims, flags are burned, pornography flourishes, and all of these controversial actions are protected under the constitutional right of free speech. The Supreme Court increasingly decides disputes by invoking the First Amendment. Civil libertarians, former antiwar protesters, and tobacco advertisers join revisionist conservatives in attacking almost all forms of censorship, extending the search to the farthest reaches of commercial and symbolic speech. In short, we are in the midst of a revolution of absolutist interpretations of free expression. The absolutists are misguided, argues Cass Sunstein. Our government now protects speech that causes harm yet forbids speech that is essential, he says. Instead, we should conceive of free speech first and foremost as a means to achieve civic deliberation and true popular sovereignty. Building on James Madison, Sunstein proposes a "New Deal" for the first Amendment, a new interpretation that attacks undifferentiated absolutism and replaces it with a vision of responsible public life. Sunstein examines broadcasting, campaign finance, hate speech, pornography, government art funding, commercial speech, and the privacy of rape victims. He insists that political speech, essential for the functioning of any democracy, must not only be protected, but encouraged. If the government, say were to use broadcasting markets to encourage attention to public issues and diverse points of view, the First Amendment would not stand in the way. Nonpolitical speech, on the other hand, should be less fullyprotected when it conflicts with other interests and rights such as that of privacy. Democracy cannot achieve its full potential with a stunted public discourse. Instant polls and 900 numbers may seem to increase political participation, but they are no substitute for reasoned and careful public deliberation. In Democracy and the Problem of Free Speech, Cass Sunstein points the way toward a renewal of American democracy and a reaffirmation of political equality.
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Legacy of Suppression

Freedom of Speech and Press in Early American History

Author: Leonard Williams Levy

Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC

ISBN: 9781258192525

Category:

Page: 370

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Free speech, free press, and the law

Author: Jethro Koller Lieberman

Publisher: William Morrow & Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Fifty controversial cases decided by the Supreme Court show how the First Amendment protects freedom of speech and freedom of the press.
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Freedom of Speech

Author: Alan Allport

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438106017

Category: Freedom of speech

Page: 109

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Discusses the 1st Amendment right to free speech, with particular emphasis on defining and limiting dangerous speech, obscene expression, and the freedom of the press.
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Free Speech and Its Relation to Self-Government

Author: Alexander Meiklejohn

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584770872

Category: Law

Page: 107

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Meiklejohn, Alexander. Free Speech and Its Relation to Self Government. New York: Harper Brothers Publishers, [1948]. xiv, 107pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-87204. ISBN 1-58477-087-2. Cloth. $80. * "Dr. Meiklejohn [1872-1964], in a book which greatly needed writing, has thought through anew the foundations and structure of our theory of free speech...he rejects all compromise. He reexamines the fundamental principles of Justice Holmes' theory of free speech and finds it wanting because, as he views it, under the Holmes doctrine speech is not free enough. In these few pages, Holmes meets an adversary worthy of him... Meiklejohn in his own way writes a prose as piercing as Holmes, and as a foremost American philosopher, the reach of his culture is as great...this is the most dangerous assault which the Holmes position has ever borne." John P. Frank, Texas Law Review 27:405-412.
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