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Published: 13 October 2005

552 Pages

ISBN: 9780199244515

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Freedom of Speech

Second Edition

Eric Barendt

  • Examines topical issues including free speech and freedom of the press, and the application of free speech principles to the Internet
  • Rich comparative treatment of six jurisdictions will aid practitioners dealing with questions on which little or no English authority exists
  • Uniquely examines the whole field of free speech law from a comparative perspective
  • Confronts difficult philosophical questions in a clear manner and makes them relevant to treatment of the legal issues
  • New chapters on Free Speech and the Internet, Free speech in the context of media, Free speech and copyright, and Commercial speech reflect developments in case law

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