The New First Amendment Jurisprudence: A Threat to Liberty

  title={The New First Amendment Jurisprudence: A Threat to Liberty},
  author={C. Fried},
  journal={University of Chicago Law Review},
  • C. Fried
  • Published 1992
  • Economics
  • University of Chicago Law Review
One would think there is nothing new to say about the First Amendment. The principal lines of doctrine are clear. Government may not suppress or regulate speech because it does not like its content-unless it is obscene or demonstrably defamatory. If government regulates the time, place or manner of speech, it must regulate in a way that does not take sides between competing ideas. And if a government regulation directed at other ends has the effect of restricting speech, that regulation too… Expand
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