Free Speech in an Open Society

Free Speech in an Open Society

by Rodney A. Smolla

Paperback(1st Vintage Books ed)

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This grand tour of First Amendment law underlines the intimate connection between free expression and democratic values as it leads us through the most treacherous and emotionally charged cases in American jurisprudence. “Intellectually venturesome. . . .”—The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679742135
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/27/1993
Edition description: 1st Vintage Books ed
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rodney A. Smolla is a nationally recognized scholar, author, and teacher. He is Dean and Professor of Law at Widener University Delaware Law School and has previously held positions at the University of Georgia School of Law, the University of Richmond School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, and Furman University. A graduate of Duke University and Yale University, he is the author of Jerry Falwell v. Larry Flynt, Deliberate Intent, and Free Speech in an Open Society, which won the William O. Douglas Prize.

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