Chapter 15 (ppt version)

Chapter 15 (ppt version) - FreedomofSpeech FreedomofSpeech...

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Freedom of Speech Freedom of Speech in the United States in the United States Chapter 15 1
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The First Amendment The First Amendment Congress shall make no law  respecting an establishment of  religion, or prohibiting the free  exercise thereof; or abridging the  freedom of speech, or of the press, or  the right of the people peaceably to  assemble, and to petition the  Government for a redress of  grievances. 2
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The First Amendment The First Amendment 1. Prohibits government interference with  freedom of expression 2. Gives Americans a broad right to speak  and publish without fear of reprisals 3. Freedom of expression is a negative  freedom -- Freedom from government  interference 3
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The First Amendment The First Amendment Does not provide an absolute freedom  for citizens to speak and publish. Restrictions Threats to national security Words that incite a riot Child pornography Expression may be punished 4
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Communication Law Communication Law Communication law determines which  expression is protected and which may be  punished, when and why.
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course JOUR 618 taught by Professor Reinardy during the Spring '09 term at Kansas.

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Chapter 15 (ppt version) - FreedomofSpeech FreedomofSpeech...

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