09. April 2019 - 19:00 till 21:00
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Hate speech and the 1st amendment: A Dialogue | Shell Auditorium | Tuesday, 09. April 2019

HATE SPEECH AND THE 1ST AMENDMENT: A DIALOGUE
Jeremy Waldron,  New York University Law School
Jonathan Turley, George Washington University Law School
Moderator: David Leebron,  President, Rice University
Should hate speech receive the same constitutional protections as other speech? Should the US regulate hate speech? Should we try to balance the harms of hate speech and the harms to free speech? How should we define hate speech?
Two distinguished legal scholars noted for their strong views on hate speech and the 1st amendment will debate these questions in a dialogue moderated by Rice University President David Leebron.
A dessert reception will follow this event.
FREE and open to the public, but reservations are recommended.
Tuesday, April 9 ~ 7:00 pm ~ Shell Auditorium, McNair Hall, Rice University
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Where can I park for the event?
Paid underground parking is available at McNair Hall and paid surface parking elsewhere on campus. See Rice University map at  for further information.