Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

SCOM 346: Free Speech in America

Find a Case

Making Sense of Your Case: Dictionaries

A few legal dictionaries that may help you decipher and use legal jargon.

Making Sense of Your Case: Encyclopedias

When a simple definition is not enough. Excellent sources for explanations of laws and cases, biographies and history. These are "tertiary" sources. You primarily use them to help lead you to primary sources and help you understand concepts.

Suggested Search Terms

  • Censorship
  • Free press and fair trial
  • Freedom of information
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of the press
  • Government and the press
  • Libel and slander
  • Obscenity (Law)
  • Press and politics
  • Press law