hate speech

Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was interviewed on Oct. 21, 2020 about First Amendment issues. Below the video is an edited transcript of that interview. There is some confusion about protections on hate speech. What is protected speech…

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Posted: November 4, 2020

By Clay Calvert College campuses often are crucibles for free-speech controversies. The first eight months of 2017 were no exception, witnessing multiple incidents where conservative speakers like Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos drew opposition, anger and sometimes violence. So what happens when a controversial person – perhaps a non-student who…

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Posted: August 22, 2017