Resisting hate with free speech will be focus of talk Sept. 28

Nadine Strossen, author of the book HATE: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, not Censorship, will appear at Ripon College Friday, Sept. 28. She will speak with Steve Martin, Ripon College associate professor of communication, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union.

Strossen is the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School. She has written, taught and advocated extensively in the areas of constitutional law and civil liberties. From 1991 through 2008, she served as president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the first woman to head the nation’s largest and oldest civil liberties organization. Strossen is a member of the ACLU’s National Advisory Council.

The talk is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovations. It is free and open to the public.


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