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Published by Cambridge University Press in [Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Freedom of speech -- United States.,
  • Constitutional_Law

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr., and Jeffrey Paul.
ContributionsPaul, Ellen Frankel., Miller, Fred Dycus, 1944-., Paul, Jeffrey.
LC ClassificationsJC591 .F776 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 439 p. ;
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18485040M
ISBN 100521603757
LC Control Number2004045795

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