Free Speech Without Romance: Public Choice and the First Amendment, 105 Harv. L. Rev. 554 (1991)
Comments on the economics of the First Amendment doctrine of the U.S. Constitution. Background on basic economics of information and its bearing on First Amendment issues; Theory used to explain why some types of communication are at the core of First Amendment protection while others are at the periphery; Implications of the theory on the benefits of promoting self-expression as a societal value.