The Supreme Court and Freedom of Speech, 2003-2004

Siegel, Paul
January 2004
Free Speech Yearbook;2004, Vol. 41, p142
Academic Journal
The article discusses the 2003-2004 issue of supreme court on freedom of speech from the perspective of yearbook readers. The article highlights the finance reform campaign and the federal legislation as the key features of the year. For maintaining careful records of three types of politically-oriented 'requests' including candidate requests, election message requests and issue requests, broadcast license is needed. The article gives an insight into the child online protection act that protects children from sexually charged Internet content by filtering and blocking software. The exemption of 7C of the federal freedom of Information Act is also mentioned in the article.


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