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May it Please the Court: The First Amendment Transcripts of the Oral Arguments Made Before the Supreme Court in Sixteen Key First Amendment Cases by Peter Irons

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Published by New Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Law,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Court Records,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Legal System,
  • Constitutional

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8666619M
ISBN 101565844874
ISBN 109781565844872

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This sequel to the best-selling May It Please the Court focuses on key First Amendment cases illustrating the most controversial debates over issues of free speech, freedom of the press, and the right to assemble, including: Barnes v. Glen Theater (nude dancing), New York Times v. United States (the "Pentagon Papers" case), Texas s: 2. In , Stephanie Guitton and Peter Irons’s book-and-tape collection May It Please the Court made recordings of the Supreme Court in session available to the American public for the first time. In the first of a series of thematic sequels to that “greatest hits”collection, the editors have assembled arguments on perhaps the single most charged issue to face the Supreme Court in the second half of the twentieth .   May it Please the Court: The First Amendment by Peter Irons, September , New Press edition, Paperback in English - New Ed editionAuthor: Peter H. Irons. The sequel to Irons's first look inside the Supreme Court offers edited versions of arguments addressing pivotal, controversial issues regarding the First Amendment. Like the first volume, this is based on recordings of oral arguments, often by prominent lawyers such as Lawrence Tribe and William Kunstler, before the Supreme Court. These arguments are made in an atmosphere of high solemnity.

This sequel to the bestselling "May It Please the Court" focuses on key First Amendment cases illustrating the most controversial debates over issues of free speech, freedom of the press, and the right to assemble, including: "Burnes v. Glen Theater" (nude dancing), "New York Times v. United States" (the Pentagon Papers case), "Texas v. Get this from a library! May it please the court: the First Amendment ; transcripts of the oral arguments made before the Supreme Court in sixteen key First Amendment cases. [Peter H Irons;] -- Actual recorded oral arguments leading to landmark rulings, ranging from issues of obscenity and libel to Vietnam War protest, confidentiality of reporters' sources, the rights of gay men and. Like it's predecessor, "May it Please The Court", "The First Amendment" contains cassettes with edited oral arguments before the Supreme Court. The highlights of the arguments are held together by commentary from Peter Irons, who also introduces each case with a brief history and a review of the legal questions involved/5. May it please the court: the First Amendment, live recordings and transcripts of the oral arguments made before the Supreme Court in sixteen key First Amendment cases. [Peter H Irons;] -- Actual recorded oral arguments leading to landmark rulings, ranging from issues of obscenity and libel to Vietnam War protest, confidentiality of reporters' sources, the rights of gay men and.

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