Floyd Abrams on the First Amendment

Floyd Abrams talked about his book, The Soul of the First Amendment: Why Freedom of Speech Matters. Topics included his reasons for writing the book,… read more

Floyd Abrams talked about his book, The Soul of the First Amendment: Why Freedom of Speech Matters. Topics included his reasons for writing the book, President Trump’s statements on on libel law, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, and the European Union concept of the “right to be forgotten.”

Mr. Abrams is a constitutional attorney who defended the New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case and argued for the conservative non-profit organization Citizens United in the 2010 Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court case. close

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