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Georgetown University Law Center

Constitutional Law

1999

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Hanging With The Wrong Crowd: Of Gangs, Terrorists, And The Right Of Association, David Cole Jan 1999

Hanging With The Wrong Crowd: Of Gangs, Terrorists, And The Right Of Association, David Cole

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Part I will sketch the current contours of the right of association, a right limited to "expressive" and "intimate" association, and will describe the government's attempts to extend this categorical approach by limiting associational protection still further to membership per se. Part II will argue that the Court's limitation of associational rights to expressive and intimate associations and the government's attempt to distinguish association from conduct are unworkable, inconsistent with the Court's own precedents, and fail to reflect the normative reasons for protecting the right of association. Part III will offer an alternative framework for addressing ...