Not about Schiavo!
ianm at lvpress.com
Tue Mar 22 15:22:16 PST 2005
Anthony Lewis' book, "Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First
Amendment" describes the growing use of state restrictions and other legal
tactics to suppress pro-civil-rights speech. As the title implies, he reads
the case as the climactic moment in that struggle.
on 3/22/05 2:13 PM, Volokh, Eugene at VOLOKH at law.ucla.edu wrote:
> Can I impose on fellow list members for a bit of free research?
> I'd like a citation for the proposition that 1950s and 1960s Southern
> attempts to restrict pro-civil-rights speech involved a broad pattern of
> restrictions, in which the backers of some restrictions borrowed from
> and expanded on the work of backers of other restrictions. That seems
> to me plainly true -- I'm not saying that there was a coherent
> Pan-Southern plan there, but rather that speech-restriction movements
> naturally operate this way even without deliberate planning. In any
> case, I was hoping that someone would have a quick citation that I can
> use for this proposition. Many thanks,
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