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Quote from Ronald Dworkin,

"‘Balanced’ is a code for ‘denied’:
a right to free speech that must be ‘balanced’
against so exhaustive a list of other supposed
values means a right that can be exercised
only when those in power judge that the
speech in question is innocuous to them."


Ronald Dworkin (more quotes by Ronald Dworkin or books by/about Ronald Dworkin)

(1931- 2013) Jewish-American] philosopher, professor, scholar of United States constitutional law and jurisprudence


Index on Censorship, March 1997


Censorship, Dissent, Freedom, Power, Speech


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