Library of Court Decisions for
Freedom of Speech in the United States

Part I: Historical Development

1: Freedom of Speech: The English Heritage 2: Freedom of Speech in America to World War I

Part II: Controls upon the Content of Speech

3: Political Heresy: Sedition in the United States Since 1917 4: Defamation and Invasion of Privacy
Defamation
Privacy
Emotional Distress
5: Religio-Moral Heresy: From Blasphemy to Obscenity
Blasphemy and "Immoral" Ideals
Obscenity
6: Provocation to Anger and Words That Wound 7: Commercial Speech

Part III: Special Issues

8: Prior Restraint 9: Special Problems of a Free Press
Free Press, Fair Trial, and Courtroom Access
Protection of Sources and Notes
10: Constraints of Time, Place, and Manner 11. Institutional Constraints: Freedom of Speech in the Schools, the Military, and Prisons
Schools
Military
Prisons

Part IV: Technology and Freedom of Speech

12. Copyright 13. Broadcasting, Cable, and Access Theory 14. The Internet

Part V: Conclusion

15. Approaches to Free and Responsible Communication


Thomas L. Tedford and Dale A. Herbeck
Freedom of Speech in the United States, 6th ed.
State College, PA: Strata Publishing, Inc., 2009
www.bc.edu/free_speech