Chafee, Zechariah. Free Speech in the United States. Originally published: Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. xviii, 634 pp. Reprinted 2001, 2019 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770855; ISBN-10: 1584770856. Hardcover. New. $69.95 * A rewritten and expanded version of his Freedom of Speech (1920), the seminal work that established modern First Amendment theory, this work became a foremost text of U.S. libertarian thought and influenced the jurisprudence of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Louis Brandeis. It considers, along with other related topics, the social necessity of free speech in the United States from the 1920's through 1941, freedom of speech in the Constitution, relevant cases in the Supreme Court under Hughes, war-time prosecutions, legislation against sedition. "One of the most valuable treatises in the field." Seckler-Hudson, Bibliography on Public Administration, Annotated 45. Zechariah Chafee [1885-1947] was Langdell Professor of Law in Harvard University and a prominent first amendment scholar.
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