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The First Amendment as a Check on Copyright Rights

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Alan E. Garfield

Widener University - Delaware Law School

Date Written: 2001

Abstract

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

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

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