20 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Date Written: 2001
In this article, I consider whether copyright law’s idea/expression dichotomy and fair use doctrine adequately protect First Amendment interests, or whether there need to be additional First Amendment limits on copyright law.
Keywords: copyright, first amendment, constitutional law, fair use
JEL Classification: K19
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Garfield, Alan E., The First Amendment as a Check on Copyright Rights (2001). Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 23, 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1694197