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  • Summer Lecture Series: Freedom of Speech

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    Name: Summer Lecture Series: Freedom of Speech
    Date: July 11, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Speaker: Owen Fiss
    Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    Speaker: Akhil Reed Amar
    Professor of Law, Yale College and Yale Law School
    Moderator: David Bisno
    Constitutional law scholar

    Freedom of speech, enshrined in the First Amendment, grants all Americans the liberty to speak their minds without the fear of being censored or persecuted. But there are limitations, and lawmakers and judges continue to struggle with balancing free speech protections with the necessity of maintaining a civil and peaceful society. Should inflammatory hate speech be allowed? Should an invited guest at a college be shouted down, threatened, or even physically abused because of radically opposing views? Confrontations are escalating.

    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, July 11
    9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Contact Information:
    603-646-0154
    Fees/Admission:
    Member Series Ticket: $95
    Non-Member Series Ticket: $120
    Single Session Ticket: $25
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