Nimmer on freedom of speech

a treatise on the theory of the First Amendment
  • 3.20 MB
  • English
M. Bender , New York, N.Y. (235 E. 45th St., New York 10017)
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Statementby Melville B. Nimmer.
SeriesLegal text series
LC ClassificationsKF4772 .N54 1984b
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2592736M
LC Control Number85145943

Smolla & Nimmer on Freedom of Speech provides in-depth coverage and expert analysis of free speech and free press First Amendment issues, including history, theory, doctrine, and insights into cases and decisions. Includes cross-references within the text and in footnotes, which contain full citations and parallel citations to other materials.

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Nimmer. Bender, - Political Science. 0 Reviews. Book review: Freedom of Expression: A Critical Analysis. By Martin H. Redish ; Nimmer on Freedom of Speech: A Treatise on the Theory of the First Amendment.

By Melville B. Nimmer. Merritt, Deborah Jones (University of Minnesota Law School, ) View/ Download file. NIMMER ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH: A TREATISE ON THE THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

By Melville B. Nimmer.2 New York: Matthew Bender. xv, Looseleaf, $; Paper, $ Deborah Jones Merritt 3 The Supreme Court's decision in New York Times v. Sul­ livan inaugurated an era of increasingly complex first amendment.

I tend to think of free speech as one of various freedoms that we enjoy in a democracy, but you make the point that it’s of more central importance than that: free speech is the freedom on which all the other freedoms are based.

It is the oxygen of all other freedoms. Smolla and Nimmer on freedom of speech / by Rodney A. Smolla. KF S56 V.2 Speech and equality: do we really have to choose. / edited by Gara LaMarche ; foreword by Norman Dorsen.

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At Index on Censorship we have been fighting hard for freedom of speech and freedom of the press since the autumn, when we published our proposals for changing English libel law to stop libel tourists using the courts here.

What is fascinating, when you read Lewis’s book, is the. OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 25 cm. Contents: The functions of freedom of speech --On determining the limits of the "freedom" guaranteed by the First Amendment --On what constitutes "speech" within the meaning of the First Amendment --On what constitutes "abridging" the freedom of Title.

Smolla & Nimmer on freedom of speech / by: Smolla, Rodney A. Published: () Nimmer on freedom of speech: a treatise on the theory of the First Amendment / by: Nimmer, Melville B. Published: (). Prof. Nimmer also lectures widely in the copyright area, from Rome to Tel Aviv to annual addresses at the USC IP Institute in Beverly Hills.

In addition to writing and lecturing, Prof.

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Nimmer on freedom of speech: a treatise on the theory of the First Amendment Print book: English. Student ed: New York, N.Y. ( E. 45th St., New York ): M. Bender 3.

Nimmer on freedom of speech: a treatise on the theory of the First Amendment: 3. In Nimmer published his definitive work on free expression entitled Nimmer on Freedom of Speech: A Treatise on the First Amendment.

First Amendment expert Rodney A. Smolla has updated the later editions of this work. January ] INTRODUCTION The Prison Visitation Cases L. L ev y, L e g a c y o f S u p p re s s io n (). 94 S.User Review - Flag as inappropriate The current movement to destroy freedom of speech in America- in its current manifestation- found its roots in academia as the Baby Boomers consolidated their control of America's national institutions in the 's and 's.

This book was one of the first wave of the current attacks on free speech in America; written at the height of that first wave in 1/5(1). Selling a Book or Not and Freedom of Speech This is yet another example of confusing a right to freedom of speech with a right to have people listen to your speech.

Melville Bernard Nimmer (June 6, – Novem ) was an American lawyer and law professor, renowned as an expert in freedom of speech and United States copyright law.

Nimmer graduated from UCLA, UC Berkeley, and Harvard Law was admitted to the California State Bar in January He was professor at the UCLA School of Law from One year later, he. His book Free Speech in an Open Society won the William O.

Douglas Prize. He edited A Year in the Life of the Supreme Court, which won the ABA Silver Gavel Award.

Smolla has also written extensively for the legal academic world, including the legal treatise Smolla and Nimmer on Freedom of Speech (Thomson Reuters West, 3.

The book looks at why the political systems in Western democracies are crushing genuine freedom of speech and risking the future of democracy.

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Freedom of speech under Article 19 is also closely related to the fundamental right to practice, profess, and propagate any religion in Article We also cannot neglect the growing interplay between freedom of speech and the right to life and personal liberty in Article 21 that now also includes the right to privacy.

Prof. Melville Nimmer, an expert on copyright laws and an advocate of free speech, died of cancer Saturday at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los. The free speech/free press guarantee extends not just to political speech but also to speech about religion, science, morality, social conditions, and daily life, as well as to art and entertainment.

Paul Robert Cohen was convicted of violating California Penal Code §which criminalizes "maliciously and willfully disturb[ing] the peace or quiet of any neighborhood or person by offensive conduct," for wearing a jacket with the phrase "Fuck the Draft" printed on the back.

Cohen.About Freedom of Speech. A provocative, timely assessment of the state of free speech in America With his best seller The Working Poor, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times veteran David K.

Shipler cemented his place among our most trenchant social he turns his incisive reporting to a critical American ideal: freedom of speech. Right now, we have "an entire government apparatus designed to foster falsehoods," says editor Ellis Cose, who has written a new book, The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech .