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Justice William O. Douglas, Judge Lawrence Tribe, Justice Hugo L. Black


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"The dominant purpose of the First Amendment

was to prohibit the widespread practice

of government suppression of embarrassing information."

-- Justice William O. Douglas

(1898-1980), U. S. Supreme Court Justice

Source: New York Times v. Unites States (Pentagon Papers)

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/W...glas.Quote.73DA

 

 

"[The Bill of Rights is] designed to

protect individuals and minorities

against the tyranny of the majority,

but it's also designed to protect

the people against bureaucracy,

against the government."

-- Judge Lawrence Tribe

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/L...ribe.Quote.9BEE

 

 

"Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the First

Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the

press."

-- Justice Hugo L. Black

(1886-1971) US Supreme Court Justice

Source: 1961

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/H...lack.Quote.8F0C

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