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" But to punish, as the law does at present, any dangerous or offensive writings which when published shall on a fair and impartial trial' be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation of peace and good order, of government and... "
Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another] - Page 153
by William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
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The Supreme Court's Constitution: An Inquiry Into Judicial Review and Its ...

Bernard H. Siegan - Law - 215 pages
The U.S. Court has exercised enormous influence on American society throughout its history. Although the Court is considered the guardian of the Constitution, the Constitution ...
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Press Freedoms: A Descriptive Calendar of Concepts, Interpretations, Events ...

Louis Edward Ingelhart - Political Science - 1987 - 430 pages
...dangerous or offensive writings, which when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial, be judged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation...individuals is still left free; the abuse only of that free-will is the object of equal punishment. Neither is any restraint hereby laid upon the freedom...
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The Concept of Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution

John Phillip Reid - Political Science - 1988 - 224 pages
...punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious...abuse only of that free will is the object of legal punishment.24 It might be argued that we have not so much rejected Blackstone's legal premises as altered...
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Printers and Press Freedom : The Ideology of Early American Journalism: The ...

Jeffery A. Smith Professor of Journalism and Head of the Center for Communication Study University of Iowa - History - 1990 - 248 pages
...accordingly described in William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769) as being "necessary for the preservation of peace and good...religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty." Liberty of the press meant "no previous restraints upon publications," Blackstone asserted. Once published,...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 112

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...the arbitrary and infallible judge of all controverted points in learning, religion, and government Thus the will of individuals is still left free; the...that free will is the object of legal punishment." Story, in his work upon the Constitution, section 1885, declares: "Indeed, the liberty of the press,...
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Americanization of the Common Law: The Impact of Legal Change on ...

William Edward Nelson - Law - 1994 - 269 pages
Americanization of the Common Law remains one of the standard works on the transformation of law in America from the late colonial period to the end of the early republic. In a ...
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Press and Speech Freedoms in the World, from Antiquity Until 1998: A Chronology

Louis Edward Ingelhart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 307 pages
...prejudice of one man But to punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive writing is necessary for the preservation of peace and good...of civil liberty. Thus the will of individuals is left free; the abuse only of that free will is the object of legal punishment. M Samuel Buckley, publisher...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - Law - 1865 - 372 pages
...men. 451. The importance of this article will scarcely be 264 CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES peace and good order, of government and religion,...solid foundations of civil liberty. Thus, the will 01 individuals is still left free ; the abuse only of that free will is the object of legal punishment....
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Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court: The Defining Cases

Terry Eastland - Law - 2000 - 397 pages
...publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. Thus, the will of individuals is still left free:...that free will is the object of legal punishment. In the states, obscenity was an object of legal punishment. So was and this is a major chapter...
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Keeping the Faith: A Cultural History of the U. S. Supreme Court

John E. Semonche - Law - 2000 - 499 pages
...immunize individuals from subsequent punishment for what they had published or said. Iredell declared that "the will of individuals is still left free; the abuse...that free will is the object of legal punishment." In fact, the justice pointed out, the act had liberalized the common law by stipulating that truth...
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