The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America
Oxford University Press, 1986 - 295 páginas
The First Amendment provides Americans with a far broader protection of free speech than that available in any other Western democracy, Lee Bollinger notes, and yet other democracies are not seen as significantly less open or more restrictive that the United States. Why do Americans guarantee
people the right to advocate the overthrow of the government or advance racist or genocidal ideas? Why, for example, protect the right of neo-Nazis to march in predominantly Jewish Skokie, Illinois?
In The Tolerant Society, Bollinger offers a masterful critique of the major theories of freedom of expression, and offers an alternative explanation. Traditional justifications for protecting extremist speech have turned largely on the inherent value of self-expression, maintaining that the
About the Author:
Lee C. Bollinger is Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.
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... those choosing a course of nonviolence in response to injustice , and the real and significant consequences thereby accepted help to prove , as well as inspire , commitment and to establish that good motives underlie the behavior .
Patten, 178 Meiklejohn, Alexander: on affirmation of belief as the proper foundation of tolerance, 145-46, 153-58, 168-71, 172-74, 186; ambivalence about free speech arising out of his posture of commitment to belief, 164-66, 174; ...
... 243; the ideal judge, as the reflection of, 134-35, 235; on the importance of accepting as inevitable a tension between commitment to belief and self-doubt, 164-68, 172-74; and the issue of judicial review under the First Amendment, ...
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Bollinger, in this study of the First Amendment, examines some old chest nuts, such as the social and legal implications of the freedom of speech guarantee; the fragile, frequently tense majority rule ... Leer comentario completo
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The Tolerant Society
Lee C. Bollinger Dean University of Michigan Law School
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