first amendment
I (free speech) noun freedom of expression, freedom of right to assemble, freedom of speech, freedom of the right to petition, freedom to amass, freedom to express an opinion, right of free speech associated concepts: Bill of Rights, slander II (freedom of right to assemble) noun freedom to amass, freedom to collect, freedom to gather III (freedom of the press) noun freedom to express an opinion, freedom to print, freedom to publish, freedom to write associated concepts: libel IV (freedom of the right to petition) noun freedom of the right to challenge, freedom of the right to oppose, freedom of the right to speak out

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


First Amendment
n.
An amendment to the Constitution added with the Bill of Rights, guaranteeing freedom of speech, assembly, religion, press, and the right to petition the government for redress of grievances.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


First Amendment
The amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees freedom of religion, freedom of expression (including speech, press, assembly, association, and belief), and freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
First Amendment (Cornell University's Legal Information Institute)
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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