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      OSHER Summer Lecture Series 2019: Free Speech in Hanover

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      July 11, 2019

      Thursday   9:00 AM

      1 Penn Plz # 2406
      Hanover, New Hampshire 03755

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      OSHER Summer Lecture Series 2019: Free Speech


      Moderator: David Bisno
      Constitutional law scholar
      Speaker: Owen Fiss
      Professor of Law, Yale Law School
      Speaker: Akhil Reed Amar
      Professor of Law, Yale College and Yale Law School 

      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.



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