Posted by: Clarinette | March 7, 2011

Is Free Speech Priceless or Worthless? (via THE TRIAL WARRIOR BLOG)

sensitive balance to find between free speech // freedom of information // freedom of press // privacy. Didn’t we said: my freedom stops when other freedom starts?

I was interviewed by a Canadian Press journalist last week by phone about the impact of social media in the courtroom. This got me thinking about a few issues that affect not only journalists and lawyers, but the public at large. The ability to speak freely about matters of public concern is considered a cornerstone of a free and democratic society. Just ask any protester in Libya today how much free speech was tolerated the last 42 years of Gadd … Read More



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