Definition of free speech
: speech that is protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; also : the right to such speech an unconstitutional restraint on free speech — Nat'l Law Jour.
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Legal Definition of free speech
1 : speech that is protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution setting off an alarm bell is not free speech — A. M. Dershowitz
2 : freedom of speech an unconstitutional restraint on free speech — National Law Journal
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