The Resource Finding Jefferson : a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism, Alan Dershowitz

Finding Jefferson : a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism, Alan Dershowitz

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Finding Jefferson : a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism
Title
Finding Jefferson
Title remainder
a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism
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Alan Dershowitz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dershowitz, Alan M
Dewey number
342.7308/53
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4772
LC item number
.D47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Freedom of speech
  • Terrorism
  • United States.
  • Jefferson, Thomas
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Finding Jefferson : a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism, Alan Dershowitz
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-233) and index
Contents
My passion for collecting -- My passions for freedom of speech, criminal law, and Thomas Jefferson -- Finding the Jefferson letter -- The provenance of the Jefferson-Broadman letter -- Where we have come since 1826 -- Jefferson's first argument : an expressed opinion can never constitute an overt act -- Jefferson's second argument : if conscience is the umpire then each judge's conscience will govern -- Jefferson's third argument : we have nothing to fear from the demoralizing reasonings of some, if others are left free to demonstrate their errors -- Jefferson's fourth argument : the law stands ready to punish the first criminal act produced by the false reasoning? -- Jefferson's fifth argument : "these are safer correctives than the conscience of a judge" -- Jefferson's views on the terrorism of his era -- Jefferson's actions in the Burr case -- Jefferson's views on torture, habeus corpus, and other issues currently debated in the context of terrorism -- How would Jefferson strike the balance between freedom of speech and prevention of terrorism? -- My view, as influenced by Jefferson and the experiences of our time
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 244 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034675562
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Label
Finding Jefferson : a lost letter, a remarkable discovery, and the First Amendment in an age of terrorism, Alan Dershowitz
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-233) and index
Contents
My passion for collecting -- My passions for freedom of speech, criminal law, and Thomas Jefferson -- Finding the Jefferson letter -- The provenance of the Jefferson-Broadman letter -- Where we have come since 1826 -- Jefferson's first argument : an expressed opinion can never constitute an overt act -- Jefferson's second argument : if conscience is the umpire then each judge's conscience will govern -- Jefferson's third argument : we have nothing to fear from the demoralizing reasonings of some, if others are left free to demonstrate their errors -- Jefferson's fourth argument : the law stands ready to punish the first criminal act produced by the false reasoning? -- Jefferson's fifth argument : "these are safer correctives than the conscience of a judge" -- Jefferson's views on the terrorism of his era -- Jefferson's actions in the Burr case -- Jefferson's views on torture, habeus corpus, and other issues currently debated in the context of terrorism -- How would Jefferson strike the balance between freedom of speech and prevention of terrorism? -- My view, as influenced by Jefferson and the experiences of our time
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 244 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034675562
System details
Mode of access: Internet

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