freedom of association

Legal Definition of freedom of association

: the right guaranteed especially by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to join with others either in personal relationships or as part of a group usually having a common viewpoint or purpose and often exercising the right to assemble and to free speech

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“Freedom of association.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/freedom%20of%20association. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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