right of assembly


right of assembly
Right guaranteed by First Amendment, U.S. Constitution, allowing people to meet for any purpose connected with government; it encompasses meeting to protest governmental policies and actions and the promotion of ideas.
See unlawful assembly

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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