Of Speech, Politics, and Circular History (Book Review of Geoffrey Stone, Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime, from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism)
Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Vol. 2, p. 195, 2006
Posted: 6 Oct 2007
Geoffrey Stone's wonderful new addition to the growing post-9/11 literature on free speech in wartime covers the history of the American experience with this phenomenon, offers insightful and instructive vignettes on the law's selective operation, and recommends a look to history as a guide to future conduct.
Keywords: free speech, first amendment, war, wartime, sedition, constitution, civil liberties, civilian, military, congress, executive, censorship, geoffrey stone, chicago
JEL Classification: K10, K14, K30
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