A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court

A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court

by Craig Smith
     
 

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A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court focuses on the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court and determines their frames for assessing First Amendment cases. In each of the chapters, a justice is profiled in terms of his or her claims during the nomination hearings and the positions they have taken in significant Supreme Court decisions. These

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A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court focuses on the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court and determines their frames for assessing First Amendment cases. In each of the chapters, a justice is profiled in terms of his or her claims during the nomination hearings and the positions they have taken in significant Supreme Court decisions. These chapters provide a rhetorical frame that each of these justices would find appealing regarding First Amendment case law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611493610
Publisher:
John Cabot University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Craig Smith is director of the Center for First Amendment Studies and professor of communication studies at California State University, Long Beach.

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