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Too Much Free Speech?

Randall P. Bezanson

Abstract

This book takes up an essential and timely inquiry into the Constitutional limits of the Supreme Court's power to create, interpret, and enforce one of the essential rights of American citizens. Analyzing contemporary Supreme Court decisions from the past fifteen years, the book argues that judicial interpretations have fundamentally and drastically expanded the meaning and understanding of “speech.” The book focuses on judgments such as the much-discussed Citizens United case, which granted the full measure of constitutional protection to speech by corporations, and the Doe vs. Reed case in W ... More

Keywords: Constitutional limits, Supreme Court, American citizens, Citizens United, Doe vs. Reed, free speech

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780252037115
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252037115.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Randall P. Bezanson, author
The University of Iowa