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The First Amendment and Hate Speech

A Forum Hosted by the National Constitution Center

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Thursday, March 29, 2018, 5:30 PM
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

This program began with a wide-ranging conversation between U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, moderated by National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

Afterwards, a discussion on the First Amendment and hate speech, moderated by National Constitution Center Jeffrey Rosen, took place featuring the following speakers:

Jud Campbell, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

Stephen D. Solomon, Marjorie Deane Professor of Journalism, New York University; Author, Revolutionary Dissent: How the Founding Generation Created the Freedom of Speech; Editor, firstamendmentwatch.org

Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School; Former President, American Civil Liberties Union

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