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Judicial Line-Drawing and the Broader Culture: The Case of Politics and Entertainment

50 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2012  

R. George Wright

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Date Written: March 11, 2012

Abstract

This article puts in a broader legal and cultural context and then critically evaluates Justice Scalia’s and other legal figures' remarkably broad and systematic reluctance to distinguish, for Free Speech purposes, in appropriate cases, between politics and entertainment, or more precisely, political speech and entertainment speech.

Keywords: freedom of speech, politics, entertainment, line-drawing, cultural decline

Suggested Citation

Wright, R. George, Judicial Line-Drawing and the Broader Culture: The Case of Politics and Entertainment (March 11, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2019965 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2019965

R. George Wright (Contact Author)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )

530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States

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