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" The liberty of the press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter, when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right... "
Proposed Investigation of the Motion-picture Industry - Page 57
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1922 - 64 pages
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Cases in Constitutional Law

Robert Fairchild Cushman - Constitutional law - 1984 - 620 pages
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Media Law: A Legal Handbook for the Working Journalist

Katherine M. Galvin - Law - 1984 - 227 pages
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Historical Dictionary of Censorship in the United States

Leon Hurwitz - Law - 1985 - 584 pages
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The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 ...

Maeva Marcus, James R. Perry - History - 1985 - 534 pages
...is as follows: "The Liberty of the Press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state: And this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications,...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a Licenser, as was...
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The Essential Royster: A Vermont Royster Reader

Vermont Royster - History - 1985 - 345 pages
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Our Freedoms: Rights and Responsibilities

Jerre Stockton Williams - Political Science - 1985 - 262 pages
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The Making of America: The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution

Willard Cleon Skousen - History - 1985 - 888 pages
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Libel and the First Amendment: Legal History and Practice in Print and ...

Richard E. Labunski - Law - 1987 - 251 pages
...Blackstone, he wrote: The liberty of the press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications,...illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity.139 Hughes recognized the important role of the press in exposing official corruption, but...
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