Free Speech Facts
Did Americans invent free speech? What is seditious libel? Did American colonial courts also punish sedition? Did Peter Zenger's acquittal lead to a more "modern" understanding of freedom of speech...
Abrams v. United States In this 1919 case, the United States Supreme Court affirmed the conviction of Jacob Abrams et al under the 1918 Sedition Act for publishing pamphlets criticizing the war. Th...
In 1999, the Ku Klux Klan was granted a mile of Interstate 55 to clean up under Missouri's adopt-a-highway program. State officials attempted to block the Klan's participation; they were particular...
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