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Make No Law

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Make No Law by Anthony Lewis
Sep 01, 1992 | 368 Pages
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“A riveting detailed account…[Make No Law] is nothing less than a comprehensive history of free speech in America.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

“Superbly written… a compelling drama that clearly places the Sullivan decision in the context of the court’s still evolving notions of free speech and fully illuminates the constitutional principles at stake…an essential guide.” —Boston Globe

Table Of Contents

1. Heed Their Rising Voices
2. Reaction in Montgomery
3. Separate and Unequal
4. The Trial
5. Silencing the Press
6. The Meaning of Freedom
7. The Sedition Act
8. World War I
9. Holmes and Brandeis, Dissenting
10. “The Vitalizing Liberties”
11. To the Supreme Court
12. “There Never Is a Time”
13. May It Please the Court
14. “The Central Meaning of the First Amendment”
15. What It Meant
16. Inside the Court
17. Public and Private
18. “The Dancing Has Stopped”
19. Back to the Drawing Board
20. Envoi

Appendix 1: First Draft of Justice Brennan’s Opinion in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan

Appendix 2: Opinions in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan by Justices Brennan, Black, and Goldberg

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