An Egalitarian Interpretation of the First Amendment

TitleAn Egalitarian Interpretation of the First Amendment
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsShattuck, J., and F. Byers
Journal titleHarvard Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review
Year1981
Pages377 - 403
Volume16
Issue2
Abstract

Argues that First Amendment clauses in the Bill of Rights concerning "freedom of speech or of the press" are separate but parallel clauses intended to protect unique functions of different segments of the public, including the press. Cites Supreme Court decisions that represent an attack on the autonomous functioning of the press. (Author/MJL)

Languageeng
Notes

080 Journal Articles; 120 Opinion Papers; An Egalitarian Interpretation of the First Amendment; Using Smart Source Parsing Fall