Whither Freedom of the Press?
Randall P. Bezanson
University of Iowa College of Law
April 3, 2012
97 Iowa L. Rev. 1259, 2012
U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: First Amendment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, government speech, constitution, bill of rights, press, journalism, Originalism, functionalism, Supreme Court, press independence
Date posted: January 11, 2012 ; Last revised: May 1, 2012