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Quote from Harry Kalven, Jr.,

"Seditious libel is the doctrine that flourished in England during and after the Star Chamber. It is the hallmark of closed societies throughout the world. Under it criticism of government is viewed as defamation and punished as a crime."


Harry Kalven, Jr. (more quotes by Harry Kalven, Jr. or books by/about Harry Kalven, Jr.)


A Worthy Tradition: Freedom of Speech in America, 1988


Crime, Government, Justice, Speech, Tyranny, Tradition


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