In Legal Terms: Freedom of Speech




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Summary: <p>What's the difference between defamation, lies, exaggeration, and free speech? </p><br><p>And what is permissible in the eyes of the law? Professor Gershon instructs us and takes your questions. </p><p>Want to read more? Here are some websites:</p><p>Justice Thomas Wants The Court To ‘Reconsider’ Its First Amendment Jurisprudence     <a href="https://abovethelaw.com/2019/02/justice-thomas-wants-the-court-to-reconsider-its-first-amendment-jurisprudence/" target="_blank">https://abovethelaw.com/2019/02/justice-thomas-wants-the-court-to-reconsider-its-first-amendment-jurisprudence/</a> </p><p>New York Times Company <em>v.</em>Sullivan   <a href="https://www.oyez.org/cases/1963/39" target="_blank">https://www.oyez.org/cases/1963/39</a>   </p><p>Can An Opinion Be Defamatory?   <a href="https://www.minclaw.com/legal-resource-center/what-is-defamation/can-opinion-defamatory/" target="_blank">https://www.minclaw.com/legal-resource-center/what-is-defamation/can-opinion-defamatory/</a>   </p><p>Exploring Constitutional Law    <a href="http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/lying.html" target="_blank">http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/lying.html</a></p><p>Constitution Check: Is lying ever protected by the First Amendment?  <a href="https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/constitution-check-is-lying-ever-protected-by-the-first-amendment" target="_blank">https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/constitution-check-is-lying-ever-protected-by-the-first-amendment</a></p><p>Defamation and Social Media: What You Need To Know   <a href="https://injury.findlaw.com/torts-and-personal-injuries/defamation-and-social-media--what-you-need-to-know.html" target="_blank">https://injury.findlaw.com/torts-and-personal-injuries/defamation-and-social-media--what-you-need-to-know.html</a></p><p>PARODY &amp; SATIRE   <a href="https://www.freedomforuminstitute.org/first-amendment-center/topics/freedom-of-speech-2/arts-first-amendment-overview/parody-satire/" target="_blank">https://www.freedomforuminstitute.org/first-amendment-center/topics/freedom-of-speech-2/arts-first-amendment-overview/parody-satire/</a></p>