Freedom Of Speech: Constitutional Protection Reconsidered
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Winter 1999 issue of The Independent Review


Traditional legal scholarship has failed to create a rational and coherent justification of the First Amendment. To do so, we must draw upon the principles of communication theory, public choice, and constitutional economics.

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