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Is Hate Speech Free Speech?

Nadine Strossen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and Professor of Constitutional Law at New York Law School, is the author of Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free SpeechNot Censorship. Jeremy Waldron, University Professor and Professor of Law at New York Law School, is the author of The Harm in Hate Speech. Among the world’s leading authorities on the question of how best to confront hate speech, Strossen and Waldron will discuss their differences. They may even agree on some things.