Re: [sixties-l] Clinton's Radical Pardons

From: Seth Johnson (
Date: Mon Mar 05 2001 - 22:17:10 EST

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    You may find it interesting that this is the case in reference to which
    Holmes coined the oft-repeated phrase about not being allowed to shout
    fire in a crowded theatre.

    radman wrote:
    > Debs had been found guilty of violating the Espionage and Sedition Act,
    > by openly opposing American intervention in World War I, by speaking to
    > a rally in Canton, Ohio. Debs argued that he did so to prove that an
    > unconstitutional law unjustly curtailed the exercise of free speech.

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