Unpleasant Speech on Campus, Even Hate Speech, is a First Amendment Issue
University of California, Irvine School of Law
William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol.17, 2009
UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-3
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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Date posted: February 12, 2009 ; Last revised: July 31, 2012