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A cogent discussion of the history and current applications of the 1st Amendment, in layman's terms and told in a fascinating manner by a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist. Read morePublished 9 days ago by frenchy from California
Excellent book with detailed First Amendment cases reviewed by the Supreme Court Justices. The reader is taken behind the scenes as the Justices weighed in on some meaty cases... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Debby Estes
Often uncomfortable to hear, these rulings on free speech show what a battleground this issue is. The book should be read by conservative and liberal alike to better understand the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Lorraine A. Lindsey
Not very interesting to me, but it is a good accumulation and application in court cases involving the first amendment.
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This book is a fascinating account of myriad legal cases that led to our present-day understanding of freedom and interpretation of the first amendment. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sarah A.
Lewis, the author of the terrific Gideon's Trumpet, among other legal books, presents an overview of issues, cases, and trends involving the First Amendment. Read morePublished 21 months ago by lindapanzo
Fascinating historical narrative on the legal development of the idea modern Americans take for granted on free speech. Read morePublished 21 months ago by David Palmer
Every age is shaped in the US is shaped by this amendment but then changes how we interpret it. Our immutable right to speak our mind is not quite carved in stone. Read morePublished on May 20, 2013 by Nidan
Anthony Lewis' book should be required reading for every high school and college student. The First Amendment is the bedrock of our freedoms and these freedoms are getting shakier... Read morePublished on May 4, 2013 by Scoop