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Friday, January 22, 2010

Freedom For The Thought We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment

Not the best of titles (not much about religious freedom here and it is not just about stuff we "hate"), but Anthony Lewis provides a good introduction for the general reader. Most interesting is his acceptance of limits, including to respect privacy, and rejecting too much special favoritism of the press. A few factual slip-ups though.