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Kayam, Orly and Yair Galily. 2012. Freedom of Speech? Israeli Supreme Court Ruling 606/93 - Kidum Initiative Inc. versus the Israel Broadcasting Authority. A Rhetorical Language Analysis. Psychology of Language and Communication 16 (1) : 67–78. 12 pp.
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Article in journal
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Place, Publisher
Versita, Warshaw


The article examines nine different rhetorical devices employed by two Israeli Supreme Court justices in their writing of the majority and minority opinions (Justices Dorner and Cheshin respectively) in the case of Kidum Initiative Inc. versus The Israel Broadcasting Authority which addressed the issue of freedom of speech versus good taste. Theoretical background and examples from the verdict are presented and discussed. (Abstract by the authors)