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2006

College of William & Mary Law School

United States Constitution 1st Amendment

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Corporate Speech, Securities Regulation, And An Institutional Approach To The First Amendment, Michael R. Siebecker Nov 2006

Corporate Speech, Securities Regulation, And An Institutional Approach To The First Amendment, Michael R. Siebecker

William & Mary Law Review

Does the First Amendment shield politically tinged corporate speech from the compelled disclosure and reporting requirements embedded in the U.S. securities laws? The question arises in the securities regulation context because of an impending jurisprudential train wreck between the Supreme Court's commercial speech doctrine and its approach to corporate political speech. As corporations begin mixing commercial messages with political commentary, First Amendment jurisprudence simply provides insufficient guidance on the role government should play in regulating that speech. Although First Amendment jurisprudence generally counsels against governmental restrictions on corporate political speech without regard to the truth or falsity of ...


A Clearing In The Forest: Infusing The Labor Union Dues Dispute With First Amendment Values, Harry G. Hutchinson Apr 2006

A Clearing In The Forest: Infusing The Labor Union Dues Dispute With First Amendment Values, Harry G. Hutchinson

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

This article deploys public choice theory and postmodem identity claims to develop a far-reaching understanding of the union dues dispute, which suggests that the burden of proof on the existence of and/or the possibility of an enduring union community should be placed on proponents of this view. While the postmodern project can be seen as an unsettled approach that is riven by coherency issues, not the least, its insistence on offering the good without the true, it supplies modest benefits by revealing the conceivably infinite varieties of human preferences in contemporary America. The absence of preference convergence, understood from ...


Speech And The Self-Governance Value, Brian C. Murchison Apr 2006

Speech And The Self-Governance Value, Brian C. Murchison

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

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The Year Of Leaking Dangerously: Shadowy Sources, Jailed Journalists And The Uncertain Future Of The Federal Journalist's Privilege., Anthony L. Fargo Feb 2006

The Year Of Leaking Dangerously: Shadowy Sources, Jailed Journalists And The Uncertain Future Of The Federal Journalist's Privilege., Anthony L. Fargo

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


Speech And Spatial Tactics, Timothy Zick Jan 2006

Speech And Spatial Tactics, Timothy Zick

Faculty Publications

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