Freedom of expression will, as the essays in this volume illuminate, encounter new and continuing controversies in the twenty-first century. Advances in digital technology raise pressing questions regarding freedom of speech and, with it, intellectual property and privacy rights. Cyberspace looms as a relatively uncharted frontier for free speech and copyright law, and expressive liberties may face their greatest challenge from government efforts to thwart terrorism.
Table of Contents
1. Equality and expression: the radical paradox Andrew Altman; 2. The politics of free speech Scott D. Gerber; 3. The academic betrayal of free speech Daniel Jacobson; 4. Free speech and offensive expression Judith Wagner DeCew; 5. Copyright, trespass, and the first amendment: an institutional perspective Lillian R. BeVier; 6. Restrictions on judicial campaign speech: silencing criticism of liberal activism Lino A. Graglia; 7. Property rights and free speech: allies or enemies? James W. Ely, Jr; 8. Expressive association after Dale David E. Bernstein; 9. Autonomy and informational privacy, or gossip: the central meaning of the first amendment C. Edwin Baker; 10. Current proposals for media accountability in light of the first amendment Ronald D. Rotunda; 11. Free speech in the American founding and in modern liberalism Thomas G. West; 12. Democratic ideals and media realities: a puzzling free press paradox Michael Kent Curtis.