The Right of Privacy and Freedom of the Press, Thomas I. Emerson

However, as pointed out in this article for the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the first and fourth amendments are only really in conflict under the circumstances of privacy tort (when there is an illegal breach of privacy by the press, such as trespass) or in cases where privacy trumps the right to public knowledge (such as the identity of rape victims). Continue reading “The Right of Privacy and Freedom of the Press, Thomas I. Emerson”

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