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Without free speech, we would be unable to say or write openly without free of reprisal from our local, state or federal government. The critical disadvantage of the right to free expression is the ignorance of what it allows. It is a qualified right, and contained within the legislation there are numerous exceptions to free expression. Threats to commit violence, incitement to others to commit violence, criminal conspiracy, malicious communications (which can include hate speech), spreading of national secrets, spreading of trade secrets, slander and libel are all
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  • Spring '08
  • ScottJ.Lasley
  • Federal government of the United States, Åke Green

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