First Amendment instruments

August 29, 2011

  • 92 Constitutional Law
  • 92XVIII Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Press
  • 92XVIII(N) Entertainment
  • 92k1893 Music
  • 92k1894 k. In General.

92 Constitutional LawPurely instrumental music, that is, music with no lyrics, is speech, for First Amendment purposes.
Nurre v. Whitehead, 580 F.3d 1087 (9th Cir. 2009)