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Forum on Freedom and Diversity of Expression and the First Amendment Center for Arts and Culture

Forum on Freedom and Diversity of Expression and the First Amendment

Center for Arts and Culture

Published November 2001
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64 pages
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In an increasingly connected world in which ideas have become as economically valuable as goods and as socially porous as the next click of a mouse or flick of a screen, issues of free and diverse expression will continue to be vital components of anMoreIn an increasingly connected world in which ideas have become as economically valuable as goods and as socially porous as the next click of a mouse or flick of a screen, issues of free and diverse expression will continue to be vital components of an evolving and vigorous climate conducive to continued creativity and the public goods that should result from that creativity. At the same time, these issues are becoming more layered. In todays world, our attention is increasingly focused on first amendment issues surrounding the dissemination of words and images.The Center for Arts and Culture convened a panel of experts on June 25, 2001 in Washington DC to discuss major issues regarding the First Amendment and free expression. James Fitzpatrick, a senior partner of the Washington law firm of Arnold & Porter, where he specializes in constitutional public policy issues, moderated the panel.The panelists: James Early, Mark Lloyd, John Romano, Gigi Sohn, and Ben Watternberg.