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Quote from John Marshall Harlan II,

"We cannot sanction the view that the Constitution, while solicitous of the cognitive content of individual speech, has little or no regard for that emotive function which, practically speaking, may often be the more important element of the overall message sought to be communicated."


John Marshall Harlan II (more quotes by John Marshall Harlan II or books by/about John Marshall Harlan II)

(1833–1911), US Supreme Court Justice, 1877–1911


Cohen v. California, 1971


Justice, Speech


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