Belt, Gordon. “The Sedition Act Trials.”Suggestions for Judges." Federal judicial centre. (Accessed October 18, 2012). www.fjc.gov/history/docs/sfj-sedition.pdf
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Vigilante, David. "Sedition Act of 1978." FirstAmendmentCenter.org. (accessed October 18, 2012).www.firstamendmentcenter.org/.../2011/03/Sedition_Act_cases.pdf
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