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Jun 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2010
Length: 11 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 10, 2010
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to prohibit recognition and enforcement of foreign defamation judgments in United States Courts where those judgments undermine the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and to provide a cause of action for declaratory judgment relief against a party who has brought a successful foreign defamation action whose judgment undermines the first amendment.
6/22/2010--Introduced.Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act or SPEECH Act - Prohibits a domestic court from recognizing or enforcing a foreign judgment for defamation unless the ... Read more >
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