On June 3, 2013, the trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning begins for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks in Fort Meade, Maryland. America’s unique relationship with personal rights for expressing oneself is one of many factors that captures public attention for this event. Floyd Abrams uses his book, The Soul of the First Amendment, to explore the amendment that Americans turn to and misunderstand the most when it comes to “freedom of speech.”

Book Title: The Soul of the First Amendment

Book Author: Floyd Abrams

ISBN Number: 9780300190885

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