Freedom of the Press: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

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Overview

This work discusses the major court decisions that answer the important questions affecting freedom of the press, providing illustrations and examples that give insight into this complex body of law. The clear and concise style of the book makes it an essential guide for all those interested in freedom of the press.

The book begins with an analysis of the text of the First Amendment and demonstrates how the seemingly simple text has given rise to complicated issues and interpretations. It also discusses the historical evolution of our current understanding of the justifications offered to protect freedom of expression. A number of important questions that have arisen in First Amendment law are discussed in detail.

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Meet the Author

LYRISSA BARNETT LIDSKY is University of Florida Research Foundation Professor at the Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida.

R. GEORGE WRIGHT is the Michael D. McCormick Professor at the Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis.

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Table of Contents

Series foreword
Ch. 1 The text and history of the First Amendment 1
Ch. 2 First Amendment theory and method 15
Ch. 3 Prior restraints 23
Ch. 4 Content-based restrictions on the media 33
Ch. 5 Content-neutral regulation of the press 53
Ch. 6 Defamation 63
Ch. 7 Liability for publications that invade privacy or inflict emotional distress 91
Ch. 8 Legal regulation of harmful media effects on unconsenting or vulnerable persons 107
Ch. 9 Investigative newsgathering and "neutral limits" on press rights 125
Ch. 10 Police operations and the press : hindrance, assistance, and the First Amendment 139
Ch. 11 Press access to persons, sites, proceedings, and documents 149
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