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Communication Law and Policy: Topic 2

COMM3300/CASD3235/TVRA3535

About: What is Speech?; History and philosophy of Freedom of Expression; International perspective

Class 2 Websites

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

   http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/rightsof.asp

John Milton’s Defence of Freedom of the Press (plus Mill)

   http://thebackbencher.co.uk/john-miltons-defence-of-freedom-of-the-press/

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Article 19

   http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/projects/mmt/udhr/article_19.html

Democracy Wed: Comparative Studies in Freedom - Freedom of Expression

Essential Principles http://democracyweb.org/node/77

History http://democracyweb.org/node/78

What is Free Speech in America Gets People Jailed in France and Elsewhere

   https://thefederalist.com/2018/04/06/free-speech-america-gets-people-jailed-france-elsewhere/

Free Expression Network

   https://ncac.org/free-expression-network

Censorship in the US

   https://www.thoughtco.com/censorship-in-the-united-states-721221

A Brief History of Film Censorship

   https://ncac.org/resource/a-brief-history-of-film-censorship/

Music Censorship in America

   https://ncac.org/resource/music-censorship-in-america-an-interactive-timeline

Art and Culture Censorship Timeline

   https://ncac.org/resource/art-and-culture-censorship-timeline/

“The Marketplace of Ideas in an Era of Fake News,” 2019 Leon Jaworski Program, ABA’s Law Day

   https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/Programs/jaworski-public-programs/2019-jaworski-public-programs/

Why we really need to talk about free speech

   https://www.thoughtco.com/talk-about-freedom-of-speech-4117926

Class 2 Readings