How Has the Supreme Court Looked at Acceptable and Unacceptable Entertainment Speech?
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Hon. Nannette Baker, Chief Magistrate Judge of the Eastern District Court of Missouri, explains how has the Supreme Court looked at acceptable and unacceptable entertainment speech.

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