ERIC Number: ED240652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Free Speech Yearbook 1983. Volume 22.
Ewbank, Henry L., Ed.
A collection of nine articles, this yearbook focuses on freedom of speech and censorship. The topics covered include (1) judicial invention in First Amendment governmental regulation cases, (2) the impact of the Moral Majority on book censorship; (3) Justice William Brennan's championship of the First Amendment, (4) the legal tactics that public persons must currently use to obtain libel judgments that will hold up on appeal, (5) the protection and restriction of government employees' political expression within the context of current First Amendment theory, (6) Supreme Court decisions involving the First Amendment in 1982-1983, (7) the 1938 censorship of "Life" magazine's photo essay on the birth of a baby, and (8) the development of an instrument to assess patriotism in the United States. The final article is a freedom of speech bibliography of articles, books, letters, and court cases from July 1982 to June 1983. (MM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Censorship, Court Litigation, Freedom of Speech, Government Employees, Government Role, Legal Problems, Patriotism, Publications, Speech Communication
Speech Communication Association, 5105 Backlick Rd., Suite E, Annandale, VA 22003 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA. Commission on Freedom of Speech.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment