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The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly

  title={The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly},
  author={John D. Inazu},
  journal={Tulane Law Review},
The freedom of assembly has been at the heart of some of the most important social movements in American history: antebellum abolitionism, women's suffrage in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the labor movement in the Progressive Era and after the New Deal, and the civil rights movement. Claims of assembly stood against the ideological tyranny that exploded during the first Red Scare in the years surrounding the First World War and the second Red Scare of 1950s McCarthyism. Abraham… 

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  • Michael Hamilton
  • Political Science
    International and Comparative Law Quarterly
  • 2020
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College of Law, Chosun University, Gwangju, 501-759, Korea요 약 : 해상 집회 및 시위는 그 장소가 해상이라는 점에서 위험성이 크며, 집회 및 시위의 수단으로 다수의 선박이 동원되기 때문에 제한된 해상 시위 공간에서 시위 선박들 간의 충돌 등 안전사고의 위험이 항상 대두된다. 따라서 해상에서의 집회 및 시위는



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