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Toward a general theory of the first amendment

Thomas Irwin Emerson

Toward a general theory of the first amendment

by Thomas Irwin Emerson

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Freedom of speech -- United States,
    • Freedom of speech -- United States -- Cases

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Thomas I. Emerson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4772 .E4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991256M
      LC Control Number66022250

      See, e.g., THOMAS I. EMERSON, TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT (). For the influence of democratic relativism on twentieth century free speech theory, see MARK A. GRABER, TRANSFORMING FREE SPEECH (); ROGERS M. SMrH, LIBERALISM AND AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (). For a more. The first part of the book was written by Vermeer and explains Toward a General Theory of Action is an extremely ambitious formulation of the ingredients, dimensions, and ranges that determine human behavior. Parsons and Shils enunciate TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT*.

      was vetoed by the Mayor as a violation of the first amendment, but * Augustus E. Lines Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale University. Professor Emer-son is the author of TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT () and THE SYSTEM OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION (). 1. MacKinnon, Not a Moral Issue, 2 YALE L. & POL'Y REV. a unifying general theory, the "Law of the First Amendment" that has emerged from these decisions is neither complex nor conflicting. The "Law of the First Amendment" also has resulted our attempts in the past twenty years to move toward a general theory of the first amendment have been : Robert A. Sedler.

      "Speech Acts" and the First Amendment Lawrence Friedman This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Law School Journals at UR Scholarship Repository. It has been accepted for TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT (); THOMAs I. EMERSON, THE SYSTEM OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION (). Author: Lawrence Friedman. For a persuasive argument in favor of an “eclectic” approach, see Shriffrin, The First Amendment and Economic Regulation: Away From a General Theory of the First Amendment, 78 NW. U.L. Rev. (). A compressive discussion of all the theories may be found in F. SCHAUER, Free Speech: A Philosophical Inquiry (). E.g., A.


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All user tags (2) View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud. A strong stand on behalf of free speech is taken by Yale Law Professor Emerson in this carefully argued brief for the maintenance of the First Amendment. He deals in detail with free speech as a Western tradition and the sounding board of democracy.

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Emerson. KF E58 Free expression and democracy in America: a history / Stephen M. Feldman. New Hampshire (), and also wrote “Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment,” Yale Law Journal (, later a book published in ).

This Supreme Court term seems to be a time of law professors filing cert. petitions in First Amendment free speech cases. John Samples draws on Thomas Emerson’s Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment to argue that social media is doing a reasonably good job at satisfying four widely shared values.

He argues that it is doing particularly well in contrast to. Thomas I. Emerson, Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment, The Yale Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 5 (Apr., ), pp. Toward a general theory of the first amendment. Responsibility Thomas I. Emerson. Imprint New York: Vintage Books, c Physical description ix, p.

; 19 cm. Online. the text of this book appeared in the Yale law journal in somewhat different form"--T.p. verso. Browse related items. Start. Toward a general theory of the first amendment. New York: Random House. MLA Citation. Emerson, Thomas Irwin. Toward a general theory of the first amendment [by] Thomas I.

Emerson Random House New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Emerson, Thomas Irwin. Toward a general theory of the first amendment [by] Thomas I. Emerson Random. Professor Thomas Emerson's TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT' presents the most stimulating and influential recent attempt to answer these questions.

In this duly famous essay and in his subsequent elaboration and application of his theory in THE SYSTEM OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, 2 Emerson presents a theo.

The book review concludes with some lessons that realist First Amendment scholars should draw from Shiffrin's book, both from its formidable strengths as well as from its occasional lapses.

Keywords: mechanical jurisprudence, law and society, critical legal study, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, First Amendment, free speech, Roscoe Cited by: 2. First Amendment Theories. Classic Model of First Amendment Theory: A number of positivist theorists explain what the First Amendment should mean by explaining what positive value the First Amendment should protect.

In other words, they believe that we are protecting speech because some speech must be of greater importance. BOOK REVIEW TOWARD A LEGAL REALIST VIEW OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT DISSENT, INJUSTICE, AND THE MEANINGS OF AMERICA.

By Ste-ven H. Shiffrin. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. i Pp. xiv, $ Reviewed by Richard Delgado* INTRODUCTION Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, legal realism swept aside. Toward a Feminist Theory of the State is a book about feminist Judith Baer writes that Toward a Feminist Theory of the State "establishes MacKinnon as the preeminent figure within the scholarly subfield of feminist jurisprudence", although she takes issue with MacKinnon's assertion that the First Amendment protects pornography Author: Catharine MacKinnon.

Access Theory Those with access to the media will have greater First Amendment rights and more influence on others. Contribution to the marketplace of ideas is not equal for all people.

Tolerance theory applied to First Amendment jurisprudence. Tolerance as a basic value of a democratic society translates both into a theory for First Amendment jurisprudence and for judicial review.

In terms of a jurisprudential theory, tolerance suggests that Nazis should be permitted to parade down the streets of Skokie, Illinois, as in Collin v.Emerson T I. Toward a general theory of the First Amendment. Yale Law J.Subject: Commentary by: Emerson Thomas I.

Current Contents: #37, Septem Created Date: 2/15/ AM.temize first amendment theory, and his insights into the various areas of first amendment doctrine continue to influence first amend-ment scholarship and jurisprudence.

It is no exaggeration for Pro-fessor Shiffrin to proclaim that Emerson's Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment' is the best book on the first amendment.