TITLE

The First Amendment in Its Third Century: The Majoritarian Challenge

PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
Free Speech Yearbook;1991, Vol. 29, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on First Amendment in the U.S. Constitution that involves the Bill of Rights related to freedom of expression. The author states that the First Amendment defines democracy wherein majority rule is equilibrated by minority rights since they are entitled for equality. He cites that free expression can be a source of innovation, leadership, or prejudice correction. He adds that the first ten amendments which protect the rights were not reconsidered to democracy.
ACCESSION #
76237391

 

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