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ERIC Number: ED177646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Recent Trends in Free Speech Theory.
Haiman, Franklyn S.
This syllabus of a convention workshop course on free speech theory consists of descriptions of several United States Supreme Court decisions related to free speech. Some specific areas in which decisions are discussed are: obscene and indecent communication, the definition of a public figure for purposes of libel action, the press versus official secrecy, commercial speech and First Amendment protection, and rights of private property versus rights of free speech. (TJ)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Libel; Obscenity
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (65th, San Antonio, TX, November 10-13, 1979)