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Latinos and Free Speech

Jessurun, Anna Karen; Smith, Raymond Arthur

The First Amendment, specifically the free speech provisions, affects the Latino population in the ways in which the American hate speech lenience and English-only legislation proposals have ramifications for Latinos’ safety and participation in the political process. Moreover, examples of social movements and protest politics in the Latino community, such as the Chicano movement, illustrate how Latinos have engaged with the First Amendment to advance their own political aims.

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Academic Units
Political Science
Series
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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December 7, 2016