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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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Speakers will include Rob Rogers, former editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, who will speak on the First Amendment and satire.
A: Having pulled and read all of his First Amendment decisions, I can tell you this: He likes to write his own opinions.
Some professors noted they plan on using the site for their students studying First Amendment law or journalism.
How should the First Amendment be applied in such cases?
First Amendment's territory pushes outward to encompass ever more
* Kathy Kirby, Wiley Rein -- First Amendment Leadership Award
I am not saying that copyright's status as property means that it is subject to no First Amendment limits.
It probably is the best situation of the three--until one considers, as First Amendment advocates will stress, that whatever the Legislature has given, it also can take away.
More importantly, the concept has even longer historical roots, stretching back to the battle over state-established religion in colonial America and the meaning of the "Establishment Clause"--that part of the First Amendment that bars laws "respecting an establishment of religion."
Another is that the world in 2006 is very different from the world in 1791, so the boundaries of the First Amendment are continually being tested.
Students could eat a free lunch, but only if they signed a waiver surrendering their First Amendment rights.
A: A First Amendment activist is best judged by the use to which he puts free speech.

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