Speech and silence in American law /

"Rather than abstract philosophical discussion or yet another analysis of legal doctrine, Speech and Silence in American Law seeks to situate speech and silence, locating them in particular circumstances and contexts and asking how context matters in facilitating speech or demanding silence. To...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sarat, Austin
Format: Book
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Introduction: situating speech and silence Austin Sarat; 1. 'Our word is our bond' Marianne Constable; 2. Our word [or the lack thereof] is our bond: the regulation of silence under contract law Grace Lee; 3. Powell's choice: the law and morality of speech, silence, and resignation by high government officials Louis Michael Seidman; 4. Resignations, the (quasi) plural executive, and a critical assessment of the unitary executive theory Ronald Krotoszynski; 5. Anonymous: on silence and the public sphere Danielle Allen; 6. Silencing by exclusion: a reaction to 'anonymous: on silence and the public sphere' Heather Elliott; 7. Freedom of expression, political fraud and the dilemma of anonymity Martin H. Redish; 8. Anonymity, signaling, and silence as speech Paul Horwitz; 9. Speech, silence, the body Peter Brooks; 10. Torture and miranda Frederick Vars.