William O. Douglas Prize

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William O. Douglas Prize
Awarded for Recognizes distinguished contribution by authors to freedom of speech
Sponsored by Commission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association
Country United States

The William O. Douglas Prize (also known as the William O. Douglas Award) is given by the Commission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association to honor those who contribute to writing about freedom of speech. The Award is named after William O. Douglas, who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1939 to 1975.

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The William O. Douglas Prize is given by the Commission on Freedom of Expression of the Speech Communication Association to authors.[1] The prize recognizes distinguished work in the field of writing about the subject of freedom of speech.[2]

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  1. ^ Smolla, Rodney A.; Melville B. Nimmer (1994). Smolla and Nimmer on Freedom of Speech. Irwin Professional Publishing. p. Author bio. ISBN 0256147957. 
  2. ^ a b Rosemary Passantino (2005). The Best American Legal Commentary 2005. Universal-Publishers. p. 187. ISBN 1581124740.