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Who was responsible for the lawsuit filed against Oprah Winfrey following comments she made on her show regarding mad cow disease?

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Four Texas cattlemen

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What role did Thomas Jefferson and James Madison play in the sedition act?

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They declared it unconstitutional

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What was the outcome of the lawsuit against Oprah Winfrey following her comments about mad cow disease?

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She successfully defended her right of free speech

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When Connie realized that the proposal she had been working on for six months was actually going to cause her company to lose money, she immediately told her boss. Connie’s action shows her strong sense of

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Ethics

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The first amendment provides for the right to

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Free speech

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Speech that presented a clear and present danger to the nation was ruled

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World war 1

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During the last half of the 20th century, the U.S. Supreme Court has tried to ______ the right to free speech

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Protect

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In his speech, a presidential candidate told the audience that his opponent had cheated her state out of a pension find when he was governor. He was later criticized for making false accusations. The candidate is guilty of

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Slander

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White House correspondent Helen Thomas was dismissed from her duties following her response regarding

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The Israeli occupation of Palestine

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The implementation of the patriot act

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Broadened investigative powers of government agencies

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In the early 1950s, senator Jospeph McCarthy failed to use sound evidence and reasoning when he claimed that

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Communists were infiltrating every avenue of American life.

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Morgan Spurlock received poor reviews for his speech regarding his Super Size Me movie at a Philadelphia high school. What did Spurlock fail to do?

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Consider the audience

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After he realized that the majority of his audience was from India, Ken adjusted his speech on the Carly population to show respect for their scared animal This is an example of

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Accommodation

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Molly was so intrigued by the vocabulary in the reference book that she incorporated the same vocabulary into her report and failed to credit her source. This is an example of

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Plagiaphrasing

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All of the following items should be credited if used in a speech except

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Widely known information