First Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Nancy S. Lind
  • Erik T. Rankin
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  • ISBN-10: 1610692136
  • ISBN-13: 9781610692137
  • DDC: 342.7308
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 738 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This two-volume work addresses every key, cutting-edge issue regarding the First Amendment, including subjects such as freedom of religion, freedom of press, freedom of speech, and freedom of organization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Copyright Acknowledgments.
1: First Amendment Approaches.
2: Overview of the First Amendment.
3: Issues and Controversies in the First Amendment.
4: Freedom of Association: 21st Century Issues.
5: Freedom of Speech.
6: The First Amendment and the SEC.
7: Freedom of the Press.
8: Twenty-First Century Issues.
9: The Establishment Clause.
10: The Free Exercise Clause.
Appendix: Pre-2008 Cases.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Roberts Court and the First Amendment: The First Six Terms.
2: Wikileaks and the First Amendment: Free Speech, the Mass Media, and the National Security Narrative.
3: Social Media and the First Amendment.
4: OMG! “Sexting”: First Amendment Right or Felony?.
5: Student Speech and the First Amendment: A Comprehensive Approach.
6: Student Free Speech and Free Exercise of Religion: Guidance for K–12 Teachers and Administrators in California.
7: Electronic Games and the First Amendment.
8: Markets, Free Speech, and Commercial Expression.
9: The Right to Peaceable Assembly and Social Movements: The Role of “Occupying” Space as a Way to Speak.
10: The Intellectual Forebears of Citizens United.
11: Corporate First Amendment Rights After Citizens United: an Analysis of the Popular Movement to End the Constitutional Personhood of Corporations.
12: Death, Grief and Freedom of Speech: Does the First Amendment Permit Protection Against the Harassment and Commandeering of Funeral Mourners?.
13: Under the Veil: Muslims and the First Amendment.
14: Contraception and the First Amendment.
Appendix: Post-2008 Cases.
About the Editors and Contributors.