No Liberty for License: The Forgotten Logic of the First Amendment

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Spence Pub., 1997 - Law - 315 pages
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Is all censorship un-American? By tugging at the thread of the First Amendment's inner logic, Lowenthal unravels eighty years of specious constitutional interpretation and offers a compelling and humane vision for a free and civil society.

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Lowenthal (political science, Boston Coll.) excoriates the status of our constitutional republic in general and the Supreme Court in particular. He sees a republic imperiled, primarily owing to what ... Read full review

Contents

Present Dangers
3
Interpreting the First Amendment
8
The Constitutional Revolution of Holmes and Brandeis
28
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Lowenthal, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is professor emeritus of political science at Boston College. He holds undergraduate degrees from Brooklyn College and New York University and a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research, where he studied under Leo Strauss.

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