Judge Ross vs. Free Speech

Disorderly Conduct by Whom?

Justice William O. Douglas ruled that Terminiello's inflammatory language did not make him guilty of disorderly conduct, because "speech . . . may strike at prejudices and preconceptions and have profound unsettling effects as it presses for acceptance of an idea."

Judge Ross ought to sue whatever law school he attended for return of his tuition. And what does District Attorney Robert Morgenthau have to say? The trial is set for April 25.

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