Who Is Alan Dershowitz's Essay 'Shouting Fire'

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Freedom of speech, as Americans we have the right to say what we want; but is that really the case? In the essay “Shouting Fire” By Alan Dershowitz he writes about American’s right to freedom of speech. After reading this I find that our freedom of speech is limited. An example that he gives in the reading is the man shouting fire in a theater, by causing disarray, he would not be protected by the first amendment. While this is an old saying that many people use, it did not intertwine with Holmes idea for his case. While I understand where Holmes was coming from, in does not relate to the perspective of a war draft. I believe the character of every action is influenced by the situation in which it is completed. The Bill of Rights was designed

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