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The forging of freedom of speech

essays on argumentation in congressional debates on the Bill of Rights and on the Sedition Act

by Martti Juhani Rudanko

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Freedom of speech -- United States -- History.,
    • Sedition -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-143) and index.

      StatementJuhani Rudanko.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4772 .R83 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3689222M
      ISBN 100761826149, 0761826130
      LC Control Number2003056587

      The terms “freedom of speech” and “freedom of expression” as used in this report are interchangeable. Quotations in this summary were taken from the relevant country surveys. I. Limits on Public Speech All countries surveyed appear to expressly recognize the right to freedom of speech as a constitutional or fundamental right.   Sept. 18 – To the Editor: Freedom of speech is getting overwhelming attention from competing forces these days. Ideas expressed in rallies and demonstrations, in the press, and in books.

        David K. Shipler calls himself a free-speech absolutist in his seventh book, “Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword.” “Lines are murky,” he writes, “and it’s always risky to use. The decision was treated by conservatives as part of a design to shape a robust freedom of speech. But the grounds of judgment offered by the Court should have caused conservatives to wince. To take an old line about Machiavelli, it might be said that this decision .

      Freedom of speech -- Law and legislation Filed under: Freedom of speech Liberal Democracy and the Limits of Tolerance: Essays in Honor and Memory of Yitzhak Rabin (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), ed. by Raphael Cohen-Almagor (page images at HathiTrust). Freedom of Speech, What it is and What it isn't Most Americans know the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution grants us freedom of speech. It states: “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,”.


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