Free Speech (Penguin Liberty #6) (Paperback)

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By Corey Brettschneider (Editor)
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With a historic lens to interpret modern-day issues from hate speech to obscenity, this short and accessible collection provides key classic texts to help illuminate free speech and the First Amendment, as part of the new Penguin Liberty series.

A Penguin Classic

Penguin Liberty is a curated series of historical, political and legal classic texts relevant to constitutional rights. This collection focuses on key historic writings about freedom of speech and its connection to the specific experiment of American liberty. The collection includes writings by the most influential thinkers of American free speech law including John Stuart Mill, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Alexander Meiklejohn. Each Penguin Liberty volume will feature a series introduction and volume introduction by series editor Corey Brettschneider.

About the Author

Corey Brettschneider is a professor of political science at Brown University, where he teaches constitutional law and politics, as well as visiting professor of law at Fordham Law School. He has also been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and the University of Chicago Law School. His recent writing has appeared in The New York Times, Politico, and The Washington Post. He is the author of The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents. He is also the author of two books about constitutional law and civil liberties and numerous articles that appear in top academic journals and law reviews. His constitutional law casebook is widely used in classrooms throughout the United States. Brettschneider holds a PhD in politics from Princeton and a JD from Stanford Law School.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780143135159
ISBN-10: 0143135155
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Penguin Liberty