First Amendment Rights [2 volumes] by Nancy S. Lind
An Encyclopedia

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First Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia provides both historical information and current, 21st-century topics in First Amendment issues. Volume 1 addresses the subject through the lens of past decisions and precedent, updated to include controversies between new social media and civil liberties. Volume 2 examines the current state of First Amendment rights, addressing the changes in interpretations of the First Amendment by the Roberts Court as well as in-vogue issues such as Occupy Movements as well as student rights and responsibilities in freedom of religion and speech cases. Key cases are highlighted throughout the text to further comprehension of the underlying issues and subtle complexities.

The information is presented so that readers can examine cases in the Roberts court and draw their own conclusions. Coverage is also provided of the challenges and opportunities that arise with the adoption of new technologies and their impact on the interpretations of the First Amendment.

 

About Nancy S. Lind

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NANCY LIND is Professor of Politics and Government, Illinois State University. She is co-editor of The U.S. Constitution for Federal Executives (training manual for the Federal Executive Institute, 2005), Presidents from Reagan through Clinton, 1981-2001: Debating the Issues in Pro and Con Primary Documents (Greenwood, 2001), and Nonviolence and its Alternatives: An Interdisciplinary Reader (1999). She has taught for over 20 years in the areas of public administration, organizational theory and behavior, and public policy.
 
Published November 21, 2012 by ABC-CLIO. 783 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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This two-volume set by Lind and Rankin (both political science, Illinois State Univ., Normal) compiles law review and scholarly articles that provide a high-quality overview of the legal issues surrounding the protections guaranteed by the First Amendment. The first volume reprints articles from ...

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