TITLE

THE LINE BETWEEN COPYRIGHT AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND WHY ITS VAGUENESS MAY FURTHER FREE SPEECH INTERESTS

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Edmund T.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Jun2011, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p1471
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the tension between the U.S. First Amendment rights to free speech and the copyright doctrine. A focus is on the dissemination of ideas and expressions and the role of the U.S. courts in dealing with the conflicts using the internal safeguards provided in the copyright doctrine. The reactions of people related to the legal uncertainty in copyright law and ways to eliminate such uncertainties are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
76111547

 

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