Free Speech in an Open Society

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 12, 2011 - Political Science - 448 pages
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This grand tour of First Amendment law underlines the intimate connection between free expression and democratic values as it leads us through the most treacherous and emotionally charged cases in American jurisprudence. “Intellectually venturesome. . . .”—The New York Times Book Review

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A superb exposition of the significance of free speech and an analysis of how to preserve it in our increasingly complex society. Smolla (Law/Marshall-Wythe School of Law at William and Mary College ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Rodney A. Smolla is a nationally recognized scholar, author, and teacher. He is Dean and Professor of Law at Widener University Delaware Law School and has previously held positions at the University of Georgia School of Law, the University of Richmond School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, and Furman University. A graduate of Duke University and Yale University, he is the author of Jerry Falwell v. Larry Flynt, Deliberate Intent, and Free Speech in an Open Society, which won the William O. Douglas Prize.

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