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Title:
Freedom of assembly and petition : the First Amendment : its constitutional history and the contemporary debate
Author:
Russell, Margaret M., 1957-
ISBN:
9781591027775
Publication Information:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2010.
Physical Description:
286 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bill of Rights series

Bill of Rights series (Amherst, N.Y.)
Contents:
Freedom's associations / Jason Mazzone -- A right of access to court under the petition clause of the First Amendment : defining the right / Carol Rice Andrews -- The Bill of Rights as a constitution / Akhil Reed Amar -- The vestigial Constitution : the history and significance of the right to petition / Gregory A. Mark -- "Petitions" from Rampant women : suffragists and the right to assembly / Linda J. Lumsden -- A short history of the right to petition government for the redress of grievances / Stephen A. Higginson -- Initiative petition reforms and the First Amendment / Emily Calhoun -- John Quincy Adams, slavery, and the disappearance of the right to petition / David C. Frederick -- The First Amendment right to petition government for a redress of grievances : cut from a different cloth / Julie M. Spanbauer -- A right of access to court under the petition clause of the First Amendment : defining the right / Carol Rice Andrews -- "Shall make no law abridging-- " : an analysis of the neglected, but nearly absolute, right of petition / Norman B. Smith -- Sovereign immunity and the right to petition : toward a First Amendment right to pursue judicial claims against the government / James E. Pfander -- Downsizing the right to petition / Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman -- "Libelous" petitions for redress of grievances : bad historiography makes worse law / Eric Schnapper -- The return of seditious libel / Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr. and Clint A. Carpenter -- Antitrust immunity, the First Amendment and settlements : defining the boundaries of the right to petition / Raymond Ku -- "Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation" (SLAPPs) : an introduction for bench, bar, and bystanders / George W. Pring and Penelope Canan -- Petitioning and the empowerment theory of practice / Anita Hodgkiss -- Immigrants and the right to petition / Michael J. Wishnie -- The intent of the framers / M. Glenn Abernathy -- Women and freedom of expression before the twentieth century / Linda J. Lumsden -- Freedom's associations / Jason Mazzone -- The neglected right of assembly / Tabatha Abu El-Haj -- Hanging with the wrong crowd : of gangs, terrorists, and the right of association / David Cole -- Freedom of association : an introductory essay / Amy Gutmann -- Hanging with the wrong crowd : of gangs, terrorists, and the right of association / David Cole -- Speaking in the first person plural : expressive associations and the First Amendment / Daniel A. Farber -- Association and assimilation / Deborah L. Rhode -- The expressive interest of associations / Erwin Chemerinsky and Catherine Fisk -- The neglected right of assembly / Tabatha Abu El-Haj.