Tag Archives: first amendment

Featured Acquisition: Free Speech Beyond Words

Free Speech Beyond Words: The Surprising Reach of the First Amendment by Mark V. Tushnet, Alan K. Chen, and Joseph Blocher New York: New York University Press 2017 Balcony K3254 .T87 2017 The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson … Continue reading

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New Book: Dressing Constitutionally

The regulation of what we wear, or don’t wear is ubiquitous, states author and City University of New York School of Law professor Ruthann Robson in her new book Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from our Hairstyles to our … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is the only national celebration of the freedom to read. It was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books … Continue reading

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New Book: Freedom of Assembly

In the book Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly, author John D. Inazu looks at the importance of the First Amendment’s “right of the people peaceably to assemble” and how this right has been undermined by a focus in … Continue reading

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