Whither Freedom of the Press?
17 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2012 Last revised: 1 May 2012
Date Written: April 3, 2012
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.
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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