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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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The Rise of Modern Judicial Review: From Constitutional Interpretation to ...

Christopher Wolfe - Law - 1994 - 447 pages
...free state; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom for criminal matter when published. Every freeman...illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity.2 In 1798 the furor over the Alien and Sedition Laws gave rise to an "absolutist" reading...
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The Pamphleteer

Jan Glete - Philosophy - 1994 - 16500 pages
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 2

Louis Fisher - Constitutional law - 1995 - 1457 pages
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Samuel Medary & the Crisis: Testing the Limits of Press Freedom

Reed Williams Smith - Crisis (Columbus, Ohio). - 1995 - 200 pages
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From Grunts to Gigabytes: Communications and Society

Dan Mabry Lacy - Communication - 1996 - 193 pages
...eighteenth century: "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,...he must take the consequences of his own temerity" (quoted in Freedom of the Press from Zenger to Jefferson, ed. Levy, 104, emphasis in the original)....
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The First Amendment: Cases, Comments, Questions

Steven H. Shiffrin, Jesse H. Choper - Law - 1996 - 749 pages
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Seasoned Judgments: American Constitution, Rights and History

Leonard W. Levy - Constitutional history - 1995 - 444 pages
...infringed or violated. 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,...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. . . . But to punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published,...
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Property and Freedom: The Constitution, the Courts, and Land-use Regulation

Bernard H. Siegan - Law - 1997 - 291 pages
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Main Themes in the Debate Over Property Rights, Volume 6

James W. Ely - History - 1997 - 444 pages
...upon publications, and in freedom from censure from criminal matter when published. Every free man has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity.i55 Holmes interpreted the First Amendment on the basis of the common law definition of free...
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