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see Constitution of the United StatesConstitution of the United States,
document embodying the fundamental principles upon which the American republic is conducted. Drawn up at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, the Constitution was signed on Sept.
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How should the First Amendment be applied in such cases?
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Kathy Kirby, Wiley Rein -- First Amendment Leadership Award
Everson did not create the concept of separation of church and state in American constitutional law; the First Amendment did," said Erwin Chemerinsky, Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University School of Law.
But the idea of "separation of church and state" (a phrase not in the Constitution) and the role of religion in public life are still intensely debated: Conservatives often argue that the First Amendment protects freedom of religion, not freedom from religion; liberals often say that the best way to protect religious freedom is to minimize its role in public life.
The worst time for freedom of the press has almost always been during times of war," Floyd Abrams, a top First Amendment lawyer, tells JS.
Participation in student-run newspapers is another indication of First Amendment savvy.
Nearly three-fourths of students polled either did not know how they felt about the First Amendment or admitted taking it for granted.
In this instance, any application of the RRHA's policy that violates the First Amendment can be remedied through as-applied litigation.
Both First Amendment arguments were based on the notion that the FTC was attempting to discriminate against a certain kind of speech, while exempting other types of speech.
The excuse used to justify the attack on the First Amendment was that Congress was simply regulating money for opinions, not the opinions themselves.
Wysocki, quotes Supreme Court case law recognizing that newsletters are entitled to the full protection of the First Amendment.

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