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Public universities must allow unpleasant speech, even anti-semitic speech, on campus. Professor Marcus sharply criticizes universities for allowing such speech. But his position cannot be reconciled with the most basic principles of freedom of speech under the First Amendment.
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Chemerinsky, Erwin, Unpleasant Speech on Campus, Even Hate Speech, is a First Amendment Issue. William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol.17, 2009; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-3. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1341189