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    Let’s Put Pornography Back in the Closet” is an persuasive essay written by Susan Brown Miller stating and giving her reasons on why she thinks pornography should be removed from all the shelves in America. She goes on to state what kind of influence porn has negatively on society, and how it’s no good in our society to persuade readers that pornography should be taken off of public shelves. In her article, she does state very valid points and substantial reasons why pornography should be removed

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    censorhf Censorship of Huckleberry Finn

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    African-Americans, and if taught correctly, can be a positive learning experience. Instead of addressing these issues, administrators often remove the controversial book from the class reading list and replace it with another book. Former Justice William Douglas is noted for his concern with First Amendment freedoms on the Supreme Court. He writes, "The First Amendment does not say that there is freedom of expression provided the talk is not 'dangerous'.

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    Rosenberg

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    September 28, 1915: Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg born March 1917: The Russian Revolution begins 1917: Espionage Act that the Rosenbergs are convicted of violating is enacted May 12, 1918: Julius Rosenberg born 1929: Communist Party of the United States is founded Early 1930's: Julius Rosenberg is member of Young Communist League; campaigns for Scottsboro Boys 1934: Julius Rosenberg enters City College of New York; is involved in radical politics Summer 1939: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg married

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    great need for protection. In A Wilderness Bill of Rights, William O. Douglas discusses the need for parks and protected forests in California. When California was made a state, there was 1,900,000 acres of redwood trees throughout the golden state. By 1965, there were only 250,000 acres left, while only 50,000 acres were protected. At the rate they were being cut down, the unprotected redwoods would have been gone in fifteen years (Douglas 51). This shows the extreme need for protection of wilderness

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    George Schuyer

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    paper ... ...nd Dan Georgakas. Encyclopedia of the American Left. New York: Oxford UP, 1998. Web. "Dennis v. United States." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2011. Web. Douglas, William O. Dennis v. United States. Diss. LII | LII / Legal Information Institute. 04 Dec. 1950. "Free Speech Is Not At Stake." New York Times 22 June 1951, Editorial sec. Print. Grantham, Dewey W. The South in Modern America. Fayetteville, AR: University

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    Murphy’s Notes on Screws et al. v. United States, Frank Murphy Papers. [50] Screws et al. v. United States, 325 U.S. 91, 139 (1945). [51] Memorandum by Mr. Justice Jackson, February 2, 1945, Jackson Papers, 6. [52] Harlan Fiske Stone to William O. Douglas, November 25, 1944, Harlan Fiske Stone Papers.

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    Freedom of Speech as Defined by Law

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    January 8 thru January 10, 1919. The court case was decided on March 3, 1919. The Court’s decision was a unanimous 9-0 against Schenck, written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes; Chief Justice Edward D. White and associative Justices Joseph McKenna, William R. Day, Willis Van Devanter, Mahlon Pitney, James C. McReynolds, Louis Brandeis, and John H. Clarke were all members of the court. The main topic of the case was the violation of the Espionage Act of 1917 and therefore the 1st Amendment as well.

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    the Court see their mandate and also see the enormous role the clerks play in shaping the rulings of the Court. The Brethren shows the flowering of Nixon's four judicial selections: Warren E. Burger, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., and William H. Rehnquist. The final chapter introduces President Ford's only appointment, John Paul Stevens. Burger was Nixon's first appointee, replacing retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren. By the late 1960s, federal courts and school districts were struggling

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    5 Abolitionism Essay

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    the road which abolitionists wanted to close. This is the face that abolitionist wanted to help. This paper compares and contrasts the philosophies and strategies of five abolitionists: John Brown, Angelina Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriett Beecher Stowe, and Fredrick Douglas, and the modalities of conveying their messages. While early colonists saw slavery as an answer for cheap labor, to help colonial American grow and prosper, the law, thankfully, no longer permits such cruelty; I pray

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    In Minersville School District v. Gobitis 1940, the Court held, in an eight to one decision, that public school children can be compelled to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while saluting the flag, despite the fact that, as Jehovah Witnesses, it was against their religious beliefs to do so. In West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnett, 1943, also involving Jehovah Witnesses and the refusal to stand to salute the flag and recite the Pledge of Allegiance, the Court, in a six to three

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