mericas most famous First Amendment litigator chronicles the fight to uphold our most cherished Constitutional rights
The rights guaranteed in the First Amendmentincluding freedom of expressionare among the fundamental touchstones of our democracy. In Speaking Freely, Floyd Abrams, who for over thirty years has been our most eloquent and respected advocate for uncensored expression, recounts some of the major cases of his remarkable careerlandmark trials and Supreme Court arguments that have involved key First Amendment protections. With adversaries as diverse as Richard Nixon and Wayne Newton and allies as unlikely as Kenneth Starr, Abrams takes readers behind the scenes to explain his strategies, the ramifications of each decision, and its long-term significance, presenting a clear and compelling look at the law in action. Hardback, 352 pages. List price, $25.95; LFB price, not stocked in hardback; our price $14.95.