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Zechariah Chafee, Jr.

Defender of Liberty and Law

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434431

Publication Date: 09/30/1986

355 pages

11 halftones


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  • Prologue: The Reluctant Civil Libertarian
  • 1. The Early Years with Freedom of Speech
  • 2. Trials and Tribulations of a Justice Department Critic
  • 3. A Rhode Island Man
  • 4. Interest Jurisprudence and the First Amendment
  • 5. A Public Service Theory of the Press
  • 6. The View from the High Citadel
  • 7. The Last of the Harvard Chancellors
  • 8. Pushing a Stone up Capitol Hill
  • 9. Safeguarding the Bill of Rights
  • 10. Free Speech in the United Nations
  • 11. “Pulling Asses out of Pits” and Other Cold War Exertions
  • Epilogue: The Chafee Legacy
  • A Note on the Chafee Papers
  • Notes
  • Index

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