Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

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From the 1798 Sedition Act to the war on terror, numerous presidents, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, and local officials have endorsed the silencing of free expression. If the connection between democracy and the freedom of speech is such a vital one, why would so many governmental leaders seek to quiet their citizens? Free Expression and Democracy in America traces two rival traditions in American culture-suppression of speech and dissent as a form of speech-to provide an unparalleled overview of the law, ...

Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226333069

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Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226240664

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