14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Marketplace of Ideas

Man in a shelter with a broad variety of political views expressed on its exterior. The shelter is in Lafayette Square just outside the White House. Justice Black coined the term "marketplace of ideas." The theory was that the government ought not regulate speech but that instead the merit of ideas and speech would rise and fall under their own merit.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2016
Photo Location: Washington, D.C., None, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Jason Pepe