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" But to punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation of peace and good order, of government and... "
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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Constitutional Free Speech Defined and Defended in an Unfinished Argument in ...

Theodore Schroeder - Blasphemy - 1919 - 448 pages
...censor shall have been adjudged of a pernicious tend' Patterson, Liberty of the Press, p. 44-45. ency, is necessary for the preservation of peace and good order of government and religion, the solid foundation of civil liberty." If one wished to return to the licensing of books, the foregoing...
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The Bookman, Volume 52

Book collecting - 1921
...mischievous or illegal he must suffer therefor, Blackstone says: To punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive writings which, when published,...religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty. The will of individuals is still left free ; the abuse only of that free will is the object of legal...
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The Foundations of the Modern Commonwealth

Arthur Norman Holcombe - Political science - 1923 - 491 pages
...dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation of peace and good order, of governmenfand religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty. Thus the will of individuals is...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 367

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1961
...dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation of peace and good order . . . ." 4 Commentaries, pp. 151-152. (Emphasis added.) Compare Butler, J., dissenting in Near v. Minnesota...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 117

English literature - 1865
...dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published shall, on a fair and impartial trial, he adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation...religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty.' The objection sometimes taken to our law of libel, that it is too vague, is well answered by Mr. Starkie....
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Printers and Press Freedom: The Ideology of Early American Journalism

Jeffery A. Smith - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 248 pages
...accordingly described in William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769) as being "necessary for the preservation of peace and good...religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty." Liberty of the press meant "no previous restraints upon publications," Blackstone asserted. Once published,...
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Americanization of the Common Law: The Impact of Legal Change on ...

William Edward Nelson - Law - 1994 - 269 pages
...inability to overcome the assumption that the punishment of "dangerous or offensive writings . . . [was] necessary for the preservation of peace and good order,...and religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty."[58] The publication of a malicious libel was, according to the Supreme Judicial Court, "an...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - Law - 2012 - 372 pages
...men. 451. The importance of this article will scarcely be 264 CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES peace and good order, of government and religion,...solid foundations of civil liberty. Thus, the will 01 individuals is still left free ; the abuse only of that free will is the object of legal punishment....
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"Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law: A Forensic Defense of Freedom ...

Theodore Albert Schroeder - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1911 - 439 pages
...dangerous or offensive writings which, when published, shall on a fair and unpartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation...and religion, the only solid foundations of civil liberty."18 It should be apparent from the mere reading that Blackstone was defending and describing...
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Eternally Vigilant: Free Speech in the Modern Era

Lee C. Bollinger, Geoffrey R. Stone - Law - 2003 - 330 pages
...dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall on a fair and impartial trial be adjudged of a pernicious tendency, is necessary for the preservation...and good order, of government and religion, the only foundations of civil liberty."25 There is a great deal of dispute among historians over whether the...
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