William O. Douglas Prize

The William O. Douglas Prize (also known as the William O. Douglas Award) is given by the Commission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association to honor those who contribute to writing about freedom of speech. The Award is named after William O. Douglas, who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1939 to 1975.

William O. Douglas Prize
Awarded forRecognizes distinguished contribution by authors to freedom of speech
Sponsored byCommission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association
CountryUnited States

RecognitionEdit

The William O. Douglas Prize is given by the Commission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association to authors.[1] The prize recognizes distinguished work in the field of writing about the subject of freedom of speech.[2]

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Further readingEdit

  • Cram, Ian (2006). Contested Words: Legal Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Liberal Democracies. Ashgate Publishing. ISBN 0-7546-2365-3.
  • Curtis, Michael Kent (2000). Free Speech, "The People’s Darling Privilege": Struggles for Freedom of Expression in American History. Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-2529-2.
  • Godwin, Mike (2003). Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age. MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-57168-4.
  • Grossman, Wendy M. (1997). Net.wars. NYU Press. ISBN 0-8147-3103-1.
  • Krotoszynski, Ronald J. (2009). The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Comparative Legal Analysis of the Freedom of Speech. NYU Press. ISBN 0-8147-4825-2.
  • McLeod, Kembrew (2007). Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property. University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0-8166-5031-4.
  • Nelson, Samuel P. (2005). Beyond the First Amendment: The Politics of Free Speech and Pluralism. The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-8173-0.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Smolla, Rodney A.; Melville B. Nimmer (1994). Smolla and Nimmer on Freedom of Speech. Irwin Professional Publishing. p. Author bio. ISBN 0256147957.
  2. ^ a b Rosemary Passantino (2005). The Best American Legal Commentary 2005. Universal-Publishers. p. 187. ISBN 1581124740.