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The First Amendment 5E

Summary of Contents

Editorial Notice 
The First Amendment 
The Constitution of the United States 
Biographical Notes on Selected U.S. Supreme Court Justices 
First Amendment Timeline 

PART I: Freedom of Expression 
Chapter 1. The History and Philosophy of Free Expression 
Chapter 2. Content-Based Restrictions: Dangerous Ideas and Information 
Chapter 3. Overbreadth, Vagueness, and Prior Restraint 
Chapter 4. Content-Based Restrictions: "Low" Value Speech 
Chapter 5. Content-Neutral Restrictions: Limitations on the Means of Communication and the Problem of Content-Neutrality
Chapter 6. Freedom of the Press 

PART II: The Constitution and Religion 
Chapter 7. Historical and Analytical Overview 
Chapter 8. The Establishment Clause 
Chapter 9. The Free Exercise Clause: Required Accommodations 
Chapter 10. Permissible Accommodation 

Table of Cases 
Table of Authorities