Free Speech In Fearful Times

Free Speech in Fearful Times
Publisher Lorimer
Release Date
Category Law
Total Pages 343
ISBN UVA:X030103836
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

Following the events of 9/11, rashly conceived anti-terror laws were introduced that put civil liberties at risk. Free Speech in Fearful Times offers a unique perspective on how the laws created to "protect" us can actually harm us.

Free Speech in Fearful Times
  • Author : Allan Manson,James Turk
  • Publisher : Lorimer
  • Release Date : 2007-04

Following the events of 9/11, rashly conceived anti-terror laws were introduced that put civil liberties at risk. Free Speech in Fearful Times offers a unique perspective on how the laws created to "protect" us can actually harm us.

Freedom of Speech and the Press
  • Author : Ian C. Friedman
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01

American democracy owes much to the rights guaranteed to individuals in the U.S. Constitution and specifically in its first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. Each book in the new six-volume American Rights set provides the history of a specific right or rights, from the right to vote

Academic Freedom in Conflict
  • Author : James L. Turk
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-03-27

For more than a century academics have had unique rights not enjoyed by other citizens -- to speak, teach, and write freely. Central to the case for academic freedom is that scholars must be able to voice their views free of fear in order for society to gain a better

The Great American University
  • Author : Jonathan R. Cole
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2010-01-12

Although America’s universities have become the envy of the world for their creative energy and their production of transformative knowledge, few understand how and why they have become preeminent. This groundbreaking book traces the origins and the evolution of our great universities. It shows how they grew out of

The Great American University  Volume 2 of 2   Its Rise to Preeminence Its Indispensable National Role Why It Must Be Protected
  • Author : Jonathan R. Cole
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-06

Americans and people throughout the world have become increasingly dependent on America's great research universities. Yet few of us truly understand to what we owe this extraordinary excellence or what we must do to keep it. From the development of technologies like the laser, the global positioning system, the MRI,

Academic Freedom and the Law
  • Author : Eric Barendt
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-11-19

Academic Freedom and the Law: A Comparative Study provides a critical analysis of the law relating to academic freedom in three major jurisdictions: the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. The book outlines the various claims which may be made to academic freedom by individual university teachers and by

The Nature of Constitutional Rights
  • Author : Richard H. Fallon Jr.
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-14

Explains constitutional rights, how courts must identify them, and why their protections are more limited than most people think.

Free Speech in the College Community
  • Author : Robert M. O'Neil
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-02-22

"This is an engaging and highly readable discussion of the intricacies of First Amendment jurisprudence as it is applied to the college campus." -- The Law and Politics Book Review "Lucidly written, the book can be read and understood by many audiences from student organizations to board members.... Essential for

No Debate
  • Author : Jon Thompson
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-10-26

During 2008-2009, Israel lobby organizations made concerted efforts to block a planned conference on statehood for Israel and Palestine at Toronto's York University. This book is a report of an independent investigation by author Jon Thompson for the Canadian Association of University Teachers, an organization that has been active in

The Faces of Human Rights
  • Author : Kasey McCall-Smith,Jan Wouters,Felipe Gómez Isa
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-16

As human rights discourse increasingly focuses on analysing states and the institutions that promote and support the human rights machinery that states have created, this volume serves to recall that despite the growing size of the machinery and unwieldy nature of states, human rights began with real people. It samples

Extremism  Free Speech and Counter Terrorism Law and Policy
  • Author : Ian Cram
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-03-25

This edited collection addresses a number of free speech vs security concerns that are engaged by counter-terrorism law and policy makers across a number of liberal democracies, and explores the delicate balance between free speech and the censoring of views that promote hatred or clash with fundamental democratic values. It

Liberal Democracies and the Torture of Their Citizens
  • Author : Cynthia Banham
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09

This book analyses and compares how the USA's liberal allies responded to the use of torture against their citizens after 9/11. Did they resist, tolerate or support the Bush Administration's policies concerning the mistreatment of detainees when their own citizens were implicated and what were the reasons for their actions? Australia,

The 9 11 Effect
  • Author : Kent Roach
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-15

This book critically and comparatively examines the responses of the United Nations and a range of countries to the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. It assesses the convergence between the responses of Western democracies including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada with countries with more experience with terrorism

Canadian Society in the Twenty First Century  Fourth Edition
  • Author : Trevor W. Harrison,John W. Friesen
  • Publisher : Canadian Scholars
  • Release Date : 2021-03-03

Confederation may have established Canada’s nationhood in 1867, but the relationships framing Canada’s modern existence go back much further. Employing a unique socio-historical perspective, Canadian Society in the Twenty-First Century examines three formative relationships that have shaped the country: Canada and Quebec, Canada and the United States, and Canada

The Fight for Free Speech
  • Author : Ian Rosenberg
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-09

A user’s guide to understanding contemporary free speech issues in the United States Americans today are confronted by a barrage of questions relating to their free speech freedoms. What are libel laws, and do they need to be changed to stop the press from lying? Does Colin Kaepernick have