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First Amendment and Free Speech

In six pages relevant Supreme Court cases are discussed in a consideration of the 1st Amendment and the importance of free speech....

The Talking Cat Strikes Back

they violate the First Amendment (1961). However, if the ordinance is issued for some other legitimate reason, such as crowd contr...

Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Tools at Work

First Amendments rights for free speech seem to always be in the news. There are cases when this issue is confusing-exactly what i...

Precedents of the U.S. Supreme Court and Free Speech

In five pages this paper examines how the 14th Amendment's free speech provisions affects symbolic acts in case considerations of ...

1st Amendment and Hate

In five pages this paper examines the ongoing conflict between the protection of free speech as guaranteed by the 1st Amendment an...

Supreme Court and Commercial Speech Issues

concept refers to the rights of businesses to advertise in any manner that is not in opposition to laws requiring truth in adverti...

Issues of First Amendment Law

In the first of these cases, Board of County Commissioners v. Umbehr, a trash hauler in Kansas had his contract terminated because...

Case Study; Freedom of Speech and Satire Criticizing a Company

attentions to flaws, such as unfairness, stupidity and existing vices. The first amendment has been found to protect the use of sa...

The Right to Symbolic Speech

our right to freedom of symbolic expression have been based on the actions of students. It might be posited that as a group stude...

Free Expression and Obscenity

In eight pages this paper discusses the rulings on obscenity and their impact upon the guaranteed free speech of the 1st Amendment...

Nixon's Resignation Speech

is the fact that afterwards, he participated in cover-up efforts and thereby became guilty of obstruction of justice (Nassivera 22...

Church and State in the 1992 U.S. Supreme Court Case of Lee v. Weisman 505

In eight pages this paper discusses whether or not the First Amendment rights are being violated by a school function's religious ...

Freedom of Speech According to Duke University Professor Stanley Fish

In twenty one pages this paper critiques Professor Stanley Fish's views on freedom of speech as expressed in There's No Such thing...

Cold War Ideology

of the people. The Domino theory would emerge, and with this theory, the people began to believe that they could be taken over by ...

Has Free Speech Gone Too Far

Many would agree that free speech has gone way too far. There are just too many incidents of people claiming their words that are ...

The First Amendment is the Most Important

Fathers realized that the only way in which freedom of religion could be preserved was to establish a firm division between Church...

1992 Case of Luke Records v. Navarro, 960 F.2d 130 Legal Brief

In two pages this paper presents a background of the case involving the 1st Amendment's freedom of speech as it relates to the roc...

Reflections on the First Amendment

burned an American flag, so although he did not literally speak, his act is still a form of protest. The facts are these: during t...

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Involving Freedom of Religion

In eight pages this paper examines the 1st Amendment's free exercise clause as it has been interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court i...

First Amendment and Freedom of Speech

In five pages the 1st Amendment as it relates to freedom of speech is discussed as it relates to the famous rhetoric of James Alex...

Protection Offered by the Constitution

Few rights protected in the U.S. Constitution are harder to define and agree on than the right to free speech. This paper focuses ...

Journalism: First Amendment And Freedom Of Speech

was able to see harmful speech as a bridge between issue and resolution by applying the hateful commentary as a social awaken, cla...

An Overview of Chandler v. Siegelman and Adler v. Duval

establishing a precedence that requires public schools to remove any private religious expression during graduation, an inevitable...

Free Speech and J.S. Mill

According to Mills adversaries, if utilitarianism is, indeed, wrapped around the concept of emotion instead of common sense, then ...

1st Amendment, Flag Burning, and Hate Speech

In six pages this essay considers hate speech, the burning of the American flag, and the First Amendment as these issues are portr...

First Amendment Interpretation and Theory

the First Amendment and the right to free speech did not come before the Supreme Court until 1919 with the case of Shenck v. the U...

Our Freedoms and the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the US Constitution has played a...

Prince Hal and King Henry

say "I know thee not, old man," (V.v.47) dashing any hopes Falstaff had of becoming his confidante and the power behind the throne...

Education and the Constitution

involves school and the condition of religion in schools. In recent times there has been a great deal of controversy over the simp...

Pertinent Issues in First Amendment Law

interests, property in interests, security interests, public safety and morals, and even countervailing speech interests" (Carter,...