Midtern Essay

Question 1: Describe at least three kinds of speech that are not protected speech under the FIRST Amendment. Provide examples, and explain the impact of not having these types of speech protected under the First Amendment.
Three kinds of speech that are not protected under the First Amendment are:   perjury, defamation, and child pornography.   The before mentioned are very important to not being protected because their type of action can cause harm to others or themselves.   The First Amendment was in place so that we the people would be able to express them without government interference, but these speeches are the exception.
The first speech: perjury is defined as the willful act of swearing a false oath or affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters material to a judicial proceeding.   An example of perjury would be if a witness lies on stand under oath and it is known that the witness is lying.   The impact of this speech not being protected under the First Amendment   is actually if this speech was protected who knows how many guilty parties would be out free or persons who are either criminally or civilly responsible not being held accountable and clouding the judge or jury.
The second speech: defamation is defined as the communication of a statement that makes a claim, expressly stated or implied to be factual, that may give an individual, business, product, group, government, or nation a negative image.   An example would be defamation of character, would be if a person falsely accused of sexual harassment.   The impact of this speech not being protected under the First Amendment would be the fact that if it was protected then whenever someone would have hard feelings or are vengeful then people‚Äôs reputation would be tainted everywhere and any and every one would talk and defame one another left and right.
The third speech not protected by the First Amendment: child pornography is denotes images or films and, in some...