Freedom of speech in the United States /

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Author / Creator:Tedford, Thomas L.
Edition:5th ed.
Imprint:State College, Pa. : Strata Pub., Inc., c2005.
Description:xiv, 480 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject:Freedom of speech -- United States.
Freedom of speech.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Herbeck, Dale.
Haiman, Franklyn Saul.
ISBN:1891136100 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Freedom of speech : the English heritage
  • Freedom of speech in America to World War I
  • Political heresy : sedition in the United States since 1917
  • Defamation and invasion of privacy
  • Religio-moral heresy : from blasphemy to obscenity
  • Provocation to anger and words that wound
  • Commercial speech
  • Prior restraint
  • Special problems of a free press
  • Constraints of time, place, and manner
  • Institutional constraints : freedom of speech in the schools, the military, and prisons
  • Copyright
  • Broadcasting, cable, and access theory
  • The Internet
  • Approaches to free and responsible communication.