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Offend, shock, or disturb : free speech under the Indian Constitution

Author: Gautam Bhatia, (Lawyer)
Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Offend, Shock, or Disturb is a comprehensive examination of free speech under the Indian Constitution. It explores Indian free speech jurisprudence from a doctrinal, comparative, and philosophical perspective. Taking as its point of departure the constitutional guarantee of the freedom of speech and expression - Articles 19(1)(a) and 19(2) of the Constitution of India - the book discusses, clause by clause, the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gautam Bhatia, (Lawyer)
ISBN: 9780199460878 0199460876
OCLC Number: 933523886
Description: xli, 347 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding free speech --
Common concepts --
Note: The changing faces of the Free Speech Clause --
Public order --
Sedition --
Obscenity and pornography --
Hate speech --
Film and internet censorship --
Defamation, privacy, and injunctions --
Contempt of court --
The meaning of 'speech and expression' --
The meaning of 'freedom' : free speech and economic structure --
Surveillance, net neutrality, shield laws, and copyright.
Other Titles: Free speech under the Indian Constitution
Responsibility: Gautam Bhatia.

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This book deserves an enthusiastic welcome from everyone interested in free speech issues in particular and comparative constitutional law in general. * The Commonwealth Lawyer *

 
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