Unformatted text preview: you or put you in jail until you have to oblige 2. criminal: when you’ve done something that cant be undone, you get a set sentence or set fine *** civil and criminal comtempt is separate from civil and criminal charges, which can occur each within the two types of contempt you have to pursue your appeal Freedom of Speech The chilling effect: that the law chills you from using proper first amendment rights, deters legitimate free speech Case: Whitney vs. California, Denis vs. U.S. Absolutism: when congress makes no law and its final Adhock balancing: case by case, very specific-problem is that each case is so narrow, can create the chilling effect. Can clog the court system as well Definitional balancing: taking an entire class of speech and deciding whether or not its in the amendment-insulting or fighting words, the profane, etc. obscenity , how is it defined...
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- Fall '08
- Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, chilling effect