A Taste of Justice: 1st Amend. (16) Expressive conduct/Symbolic speech/Speech and nonspeech elements

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The First Amendment protects Pure Speech; however, Pure Conduct is not protected under the First Amendment. Sometimes, though, speech and nonspeech elements may be combined. This is also often called: Expressive conduct or Symbolic speech. This presentation explains the use of the O'Brien analysis using several past cases about: the destruction of a draft card during a mandatory military draft; the public burning of an American flag; and a request to sleep in tents on the Washington National Mall as a part of a protest against homelessness. This YouTube Channel is designed to provide my students supplemental instruction, as I teach them remotely. I want them to "take a soak" in the law and not a quick shower. This Channel is also designed to provide learning to the broader community. Learning can lead to enlightenment, and enlightenment to justice...or, at least, to a taste of justice.

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