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Defamation protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Is defamation protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Why or why not? What is the relationship between the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and censorship when doing business? Explain.

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Is defamation protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Why or why not? What is the relationship between the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and censorship when doing business? Explain.

First amendment guarantees the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech. Various exceptions to free speech have been recognized in American law, including defamation. Defamation consists of a publication of a statement of alleged fact which is false and which harms the ...

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The solution discusses whether defamation is protected by the first amendment to the U.S. constitution. The relationship between the first amendment of the U.S. constitution and censorship when doing business is explained.

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