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An edition of Speaking Freely (2005)

Speaking Freely

Trials of the First Amendment

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This edition was published in by Penguin (Non-Classics)

Written in English

352 pages

America's most famous First Amendment litigator chronicles the fight to uphold our most cherished Constitutional rights The rights guaranteed in the First Amendment-including freedom of expression-are among the fundamental touchstones of our democracy. In Speaking Freely, Floyd Abrams, who for over thirty years has been our most eloquent and respected advocate for uncensored expression, recounts some of the major cases of his remarkable career-landmark trials and Supreme Court arguments that have involved key First Amendment protections. With adversaries as diverse as Richard Nixon and Wayne Newton and allies as unlikely as Kenneth Starr, Abrams takes readers behind the scenes to explain his strategies, the ramifications of each decision, and its long-term significance, presenting a clear and compelling look at the law in action.

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Speaking Freely
2008, Penguin Group USA, Inc.
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Cover of: Speaking Freely
Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment
April 4, 2006, Penguin (Non-Classics)
in English
Cover of: Speaking freely
Speaking freely: trials of the First Amendment
2006, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: Speaking Freely
Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment
April 11, 2005, Viking Adult
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Speaking freely: trials of the First Amendment
2005, RB Large Print
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America's most famous First Amendment litigator chronicles the fight to uphold our most cherished Constitutional rights The rights guaranteed in the First Amendment-including freedom of expression-are among the fundamental touchstones of our democracy. In Speaking Freely, Floyd Abrams, who for over thirty years has been our most eloquent and respected advocate for uncensored expression, recounts some of the major cases of his remarkable career-landmark trials and Supreme Court arguments that have involved key First Amendment protections. With adversaries as diverse as Richard Nixon and Wayne Newton and allies as unlikely as Kenneth Starr, Abrams takes readers behind the scenes to explain his strategies, the ramifications of each decision, and its long-term significance, presenting a clear and compelling look at the law in action.

Speaking Freely

Trials of the First Amendment

This edition was published in by Penguin (Non-Classics)


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"A FEW YEARS ago, I was asked to write an introduction for a book entitled Political Censorship, a collection of New York Times articles that had been published on that topic throughout the twentieth century."

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0143036750
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9780143036753
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