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What is War?: Reflections on Free Speech in 'Wartime'

28 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2007  

Ronald K. L. Collins

University of Washington - School of Law

David Skover

Seattle University School of Law

Abstract

Written as the lead article for a Symposium issue commemorating the Free Speech in Wartime Conference held in January of 2005 at Rutgers Law School - Camden, this piece analyzes the following questions: What qualifies as war in the 21st Century? Who determines when the country is at war? And what effect, if any, should the existence of a war have on judicial review of First Amendment challenges?

Keywords: War, First Ammendment, Commander-in-Chief, Political Question

Suggested Citation

Collins, Ronald K. L. and Skover, David, What is War?: Reflections on Free Speech in 'Wartime'. Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 36, p. 833, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=965790

Ronald K. L. Collins

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

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Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
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David Skover (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law ( email )

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P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090
United States

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