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Freedom of Speech, and Freedom of the Press

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Q: What kinds of speech has the Court refused to protect under the First Amendment?
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The Supreme Court has identified three types of speech: fully protected speech, which includes political or artistic expression and is protected by the First Amendment; partially protected speech, which includes commercial speech and is subject to certain restrictions; and unprotected speech, such as obscenity, defamation, and speech that incites violence, which is not protected by the First Amendment.

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Can a citizen plead the fifth to protect their free speech.?

No. The two are separate ideas. The 5th protects a person from testifying against themselves in court. Freedom of speech is a basic right and is not only speech but written materials and now Internet. There are boundaries to freedom of speech. An example is you can't yell fire in a theater when there is no fire or threaten people.

What policy issue is the underlying theme of the flag-burning debate?

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Which of these is not included in the First Amendment?

Court does not afford commercial speech full protection under the First Amendment.

A woman accused of a crime is testifying in court. How does the fifth amendment protect her?

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