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The Free Speech Century - Stone, Geoffrey R. (Editor), and Bollinger, Lee C. (Editor)
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The Supreme Court's 1919 decision in Schenck vs. the United States is one of the most important free speech cases in American history. Written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, it is most famous for saying that 'shouting fire in a crowded theater' is not protected by the First Amendment. The case itself upheld an espionage conviction, but it also created a much stricter standard for governmental suppression of speech. Over time, the standard Holmes devised made freedom of speech in America a reality rather than merely an ideal. In ...

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The Free Speech Century 2018, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780190841386

Paperback

The Free Speech Century 2018, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780190841379

Hardcover