The First Amendment vs. Clear and Present Dangers

JUSTICE HOLMES' BIG LIE! During World War I, Charles Schenck, a socialist, was arrested for distributing anti-war pamphlets in front of an Army recruitment station. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court in the famous/infamous¬†Schenck v. United States.¬† Writing for the majority, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes declared Constitutional protections of free speech... Continue Reading →

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