The Passing of Fred Phelps and Challenges to First Amendment Freedom of (and From) Speech
4 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2018
Date Written: March 23, 2014
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
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