The First Amendment Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

The First Amendment
A critical look at the issue of freedom of speech on campus.
# 124023 | 1,250 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (Higher) , Law (Constitution)

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A brief opinion of works by Kors and Lawrence about freedom of speech on campus and whether students should have first amendment rights.

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"The first Amendment to the United States Constitution famously interdicts Congress from making any laws that would abridge the freedom of speech. From this simple and elegant statement, a whole body of juridical work has descended. The basic questions revolving around the right to free speech are simple on their face but complicated in their depths. The issue is even more complex when applied to a campus setting where students go to learn about society and social interactions. If my speech is hurtful to another, should I be punished..."

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