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Whither Freedom of the Press?


Randall P. Bezanson


University of Iowa College of Law

April 3, 2012

97 Iowa L. Rev. 1259, 2012
U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01

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The essay is a critique of the treatment of the freedom of the press clause in the Supreme Court's opinion in Citizens United. It is a critique, also, of the decision's originalist underpinnings as recently elaborated by Professor Eugene Volokh.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 17

Keywords: First Amendment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, government speech, constitution, bill of rights, press, journalism, Originalism, functionalism, Supreme Court, press independence

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Date posted: January 11, 2012 ; Last revised: May 1, 2012

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Bezanson, Randall P., Whither Freedom of the Press? (April 3, 2012). 97 Iowa L. Rev. 1259, 2012; U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1982616

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