Free Speech and Censorship: Examining the Facts

by
Harold L. Pohlmanauthor

H. L. Pohlman is professor of political science at Dickinson College and director of the school's Law and Public Service program.

Free Speech and Censorship: Examining the Facts

20190531

ABC-CLIO

Pages 232
Topics Current Events and Issues: Law and Crime;Politics, Law, and Government: Human Rights and Civil Liberties;Censorship;First Amendment;Free Speech Rights of Individuals, Corporations, and the Press;Hate Speech;Legal Limitations on Self-Expression;Libel;News and Media Literacy;Pornography and Community Standards of Decency;Responsible Use of Free Speech Rights;Social Media

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Free Speech and Censorship: Examining the Facts

Author(s): Pohlman, Harold L.;
Contributors: Pohlman, Harold L.;
Abstract:

This book provides a comprehensive and impartial overview of laws and norms regarding free speech and censorship in the United States, with a particular focus on free speech rights and restrictions for individuals, politicians, corporations, and news organizations.


• Features an easy-to-navigate question-and-answer format

• Accessibly explains key court decisions governing the parameters of free speech rights and government censorship in the United States

• Uses quantifiable data from respected sources as the foundation for examining every issue

• Provides readers with leads to conduct further research in Further Reading sections

• Examines claims made by individuals and groups of all political backgrounds and ideologies

SortTitle: free speech and censorship: examining the facts
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues: Law and Crime; Politics, Law, and Government: Human Rights and Civil Liberties; Censorship; First Amendment; Free Speech Rights of Individuals, Corporations, and the Press; Hate Speech; Legal Limitations on Self-Expression; Libel; News and Media Literacy; Pornography and Community Standards of Decency; Responsible Use of Free Speech Rights; Social Media
Author Info:
Harold L. Pohlmanauthor

H. L. Pohlman is professor of political science at Dickinson College and director of the school's Law and Public Service program.

eISBN-13: 9781440861802
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440861796
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 232
Publication Date: 20190531
Series: Contemporary Debates