The Passing of Fred Phelps and Challenges to First Amendment Freedom of (and From) Speech

JURIST, 2014

4 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2018

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Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law

Date Written: March 23, 2014

Abstract

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law considers the life and times of the late First Amendment advocate-antagonist Fred Phelps.

Keywords: Military, First Amendment, Tort Liability, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Funeral, Constitutional Law, Imminent Threat of Harm, Group Defamation, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Free Speech, Hate Speech, Protected Speech

JEL Classification: K13, K19

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., The Passing of Fred Phelps and Challenges to First Amendment Freedom of (and From) Speech (March 23, 2014). JURIST, 2014 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3183934

Kevin H. Govern (Contact Author)

Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law ( email )

1025 Commons Circle
Naples, FL 34119
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(239) 687-5390 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.avemarialaw.edu/faculty/kevin-h-govern/

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