Chapter Three. Modern Prior Restraints. Objectives. To understand the concept of prior restraint. To explain the evolution of prior restraint law in America. To cite rules governing prior restraint today. What is prior restraint?. Suppressing speech before it has been published
publications (2) to government
censors (3) who exercised
regarding the contents to
be approved for publication,
and it was (4) imposed specifically on
publication (5) in advance of the
warnings to lower music so city cut off
electric power and refused them
from ever holding concerts in
-- Sound levels may be limited
and government employees may
be placed in charge of equipment.
nixed from parade.
-- Sponsors have a right to
decide their message and
(2000) Scout leader dismissed
because he was gay.
--Boy Scouts have First Amendment
rights to freedom of association.