Free Speech and Human Dignity
Free Speech and Human Dignity

Free Speech and Human Dignity

by Steven J. Heyman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300148220
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 517 KB

About the Author

Steven J. Heyman is professor of law, Chicago-Kent College of Law. He lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Table of Contents

List of Tables     ix
Acknowledgments     x
Introduction     1
History
Free Speech and the Natural Rights Tradition     7
The Transformation of Free Speech Jurisprudence     23
A Rights-Based Theory of the First Amendment
The Basic Approach     37
Free Speech in a Framework of Rights     47
Conflicts of Rights     69
Content Neutrality and the First Amendment     81
Contemporary Controversies
Subversive Speech     103
Speech and Violence     127
Speech and Privacy     149
Hate Speech     164
Pornography     184
Conclusion     206
An Overview of Free Speech and Other Rights     208
Notes     211
Index     291

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