Wednesday, November 09, 2011

First Amendment Stories

Andrew Koppelman

Newly in print is First Amendment Stories, coedited by Richard Garnett and myself, from Foundation Press. I’m very pleased at the impressive collection of talent that Rick managed to recruit. (I am happy to shout from the rooftops that he did most of the work, and I’m very grateful to him for letting me come along on the ride.) The essays detail the background of many of the leading cases involving the freedoms of speech and of the press.

Here is the table of contents:

The Many Paths to Neutrality
Richard W. Garnett and Andrew Koppelman

Chapter 1
The Story of the Sedition Act of 1798: “The Reign of Witches”
Geoffrey R. Stone

Chapter 2
Schism, Plague, and Last Rites in the French Quarter: The Strange Story Behind the Supreme Court’s First Free Exercise Case
Michael W. McConnell

Chapter 3
The Story of Masses Publishing Co. v. Patten: Judge Learned Hand, First Amendment Prophet
James Weinstein

Chapter 4
The Story of West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette: The Pledge of Allegiance and the Freedom of Thought
Vincent Blasi and Seana V. Shiffrin

Chapter 5
The Story of Burstyn v. Wilson
Gerard V. Bradley

Chapter 6
“Things That Are Not Caesar’s”: The Story of Kedroff v. St. Nicholas Cathedral
Richard W. Garnett

Chapter 7
The Story of the School Prayer Decisions: Civil Religion Under Assault
Thomas C. Berg

Chapter 8
The Story of New York Times Co. v. Sullivan
Mary–Rose Papandrea

Chapter 9
The Story of Pickering v. Bd. of Education: Unconstitutional Conditions and Public Employment
Paul M. Secunda

Chapter 10
The Story of Welsh v. United States: Elliott Welsh’s Two Religious Tests
Andrew Koppelman

Chapter 11
Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC: A Different Perspective on the First Amendment Cathedral
Lillian R. BeVier

Chapter 12
The Nine Lives of Buckley v. Valeo
Richard L. Hasen

Chapter 13
The Story of FCC v. Pacifica Foundation (and Its Second Life)
Adam M. Samaha

Chapter 14
The Story of Tinker v. Des Moines to Morse v. Frederick: Similar Stories of Different Student Speech with Different Results
Scott A. Moss

Chapter 15
The Stories in Lukumi: Of Sacrifice and Rebirth
Kenneth L. Karst

Chapter 16
Of Football, “Footnote One,” and the Counter– Jurisdictional Establishment Clause: The Story of Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe
Paul Horwitz

Chapter 17
The Story of the Ten Commandments Cases: Van Orden v. Perry and McCreary County v. ACLU
Jesse H. Choper

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