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(James C. Sherlock, Bacon’s Rebellion) In the United States, the first references for judges and attorneys are the federal and state constitutions.
The Constitution of the United States, in its First Amendment, requires that:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.
The Constitution of Virginia goes much further:
That the freedoms of speech and of the press are among the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained except by despotic governments; that any citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; that the General Assembly shall not pass any law abridging…“Repressive Tolerance” and the Constitutions of the United States and of Virginia | Bacon’s Rebellion