Sussex Media Law
A teaching and research resource for students of M3104.
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Most famous freedom of expression speech in British Parliament
This was delivered
by the Earl of Chatham ('Pitt the Elder') in 1768, and it was on this basis as much as anything that the United States created its
1st Amendment to the Constitution
The irony that a visiting MP is banned from debating on freedom of expression in the House of Lords 241 years later is obvious...
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