Must We Defend Nazis? Hate Speech, Pornography, and the New First Amendment

ISBN-10: 0814719236

ISBN-13: 9780814719237

Edition: 1999

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The authors criticize what they see as the use of archaic formulas such as the prohibition against content regulation, the maximum that the cure for bad speech is more speech, and the speech/art distinction.
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List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 11/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jean Stefancic  is Research Professor of Law at Seattle University and is the author of many articles and books on civil rights, law reform, social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America’s Social Agenda .

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