"Every man – in the development of his own personality –
has the right to form his own beliefs and opinions.
Hence, suppression of belief, opinion and expression is
an affront to the dignity of man,
a negation of man’s essential nature."
by:
Thomas I. Emerson
(1907-1991) Lines Professor of Law, Yale University, author
Source:
Toward A General Theory of the First Amendment, 1966
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