#37: The First Amendment

Just what freedoms are guaranteed by the 1st Amendment? It shouldn’t surprise you to learn that the right of freedom of speech is not absolute, but what are the exceptions? Alan breaks down the current and historical opinions on key free speech cases of the last century.

 

Show Notes

Text of the First Amendment
Free Speech Review: 22 Significant, Silly, or Otherwise Noteworthy First Amendment Cases From 2014
Summary of significant First Amendment cases with case studies and legal quiz
Free Speech and Forum Analysis Checklist (How a law student should analyze a Free Speech case)
Texas v Johnson (The case that established Flag Burning as Free Speech)
The Brandenburg Test (Fighting Words)
Upcoming Free Speech cases in the Supreme Court

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