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A Short and Happy Guide to the First Amendment
  • Robert C Power
  • Mark C Alexander
This concise guide breaks down a complicated topic - the First Amendment - and makes it understandable and fun. The book walks briskly through cases, rules and theories to draw a reader-friendly road map of the First Amendment. The authors synthesize principles with memorable examples and a sharp wit. Their analysis reveals the common sense behind much First Amendment law, and at the same time identifies some of its flaws and inconsistencies. The book addresses the deep historic roots as well as current problems such as campaign finance, hate speech, and electronic communications. It is equally useful as a general guide as it is for preparing for a class and for exams (including the bar).
  • first amendment
Publication Date
West Academic
Citation Information
Robert C Power and Mark C Alexander. A Short and Happy Guide to the First Amendment. (2016)
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