The Law of Speech and the First Amendment

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Oceana Publications, 1999 - Law - 129 pages
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Freedom of speech is a topic under much debate, and this volume explains the original wording, subsequent amendments, and cases through which it has evolved, and examines the current protection a citizen of the U.S. can expect to enjoy.

The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.

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Contents

OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
5
PRIOR RESTRAINT DOCTRINE
15
GOVERNMENT REGULATION
21
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Margaret C. Jasper is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and
Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of new York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

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