Barron and Dienes's First Amendment Law in a Nutshell, 5th

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781640205789
Primary Subject
First Amendment
Format
eBook
Copyright
2018
Series
Nutshells
eBook - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes.

Description

This product provides a short and readable source for individuals interested in constitutional law, First Amendment law, and communications law. It is divided into four parts: the history, methodology, and philosophical foundations of the First Amendment; topics such as First Amendment issues that arise in cable television and in regulating children's access to the Internet; issues in First Amendment law such as the public forum doctrine, the compelled speech doctrine, and the free expression rights of government employees; and the text, history, and theory of the religion clauses, chronicling the ongoing battle in the Supreme Court between accommodationists and separationists. The Fifth Edition brings the book up to date with modern First Amendment jurisprudence, including a focus on racist and offensive speech, electoral spending, and other topics covered by recent Supreme Court cases and discussions.