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We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America

Author: Ronald K L Collins; Sam Chaltain
Publisher: Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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Contains a series of accounts of landmark First Amendment cases, including those about loyalty oaths, hate speech, flag burning, student anti-war protests, and McCarthy-era prosecutions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald K L Collins; Sam Chaltain
ISBN: 9780195175721 0195175727
OCLC Number: 605020041
Description: 439 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : Freedom and fear : Justice Hugo Black --
First Amendment fundamentalism : George Anastaplo and free-speech absolutism --
"Everybody is against the reds" : Benjamin Gitlow and the First and Fourteenth Amendments --
Calling Dr. Meiklejohn : Alexander Meiklejohn and First Amendment theories --
"The final jury of the nation" : Daniel Ellsberg and national security --
Fighting times and fighting faiths : Eugene Dennis and the clear and present danger test --
Saving the NAACP : Robert Carter and the (Civil) right to associate --
Crosses and crises : Edward Cleary and hate speech --
Striking back at the birchers : Elmer Gertz and defamation --
Saving old glory : Gregory Johnson and flag desecration --
Count-me-ins and count-me-outs : Mary Beth Tinker and student speech --
Epilogue : Hugo Black and beyond : the future of freedom --
Free-speech timeline.
Responsibility: Ronald K.L. Collins, Sam Chaltain.
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In We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free, Ron Collins and Sam Chaltain, two noted free speech scholars and activists, provide authoritative and vivid portraits of free speech in modern America.  Read more...

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