The First Amendment and the Suppression of Warmongering Propaganda in the United States: Comments and Footnotes

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 31, p. 530, 1966

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-137

24 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: 1966

Abstract

In an attempt to determine how the First Amendment may protect speakers’ rights to make inflammatory statements calling for violence against a sovereign, this article breaks down this larger question into three categories based on the speaker: the government, foreigners abroad, or American citizens.

Keywords: First Amendment

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., The First Amendment and the Suppression of Warmongering Propaganda in the United States: Comments and Footnotes (1966). William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-137. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1928571

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