Gover ch4 - 23 Recent trends in Supreme Court decisions support the principle that political speech that does not pose a clear and present danger

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23. Recent trends in Supreme Court decisions support the principle that political speech that does not pose a clear and present danger cannot be restricted. a.True b.False Grade: 1 User Responses: a.True Feedback: a.Correct 24. Please indicate whether the forms of speech below enjoy constitutional protection. (3points) Slander Yes Libel No Blasphemy Yes 25. The Supreme Court holds that all speech is protected unless it falls into which of the following categories? a. libel b. fighting words c. obscenity d. commercial speech Grade: 0 User Responses: b.fighting words,c.obscenity Feedback: 26. Slander applies to defamation of a person's reputation through the written, spoken, and symbolic word. 27. Please match each of the court decisions below with the decision rendered in each case. a. Sedition Act punished malicious newspaper stories about the president b. Smith Act forbade advocating the overthrow of government c. New York Times v. Sullivan seditious libel was declared unconstitutional
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course GOVERNMENT 5545 taught by Professor Rimens during the Fall '09 term at El Centro College.

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Gover ch4 - 23 Recent trends in Supreme Court decisions support the principle that political speech that does not pose a clear and present danger

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