Nadine Strossen—"HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship"

Nadine Strossen is a prominent lawyer and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1991-2008, and currently a professor at NYU Law School. In her recently published book, Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, not Censorship, Strossen explores how speech is protected under the constitution and how free speech can be used to counter hate speech. With her expert knowledge of the Constitution, Strossen offers useful and applicable strategies for achieving positive outcomes without violating Constitutional rights. From government surveillance and decriminalization of drugs, to sexual harassment and more, Strossen makes complex issues accessible through the use of illuminating statistics and true-life stories.

Event date: 
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190089009
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 2nd, 2020

The updated paperback edition of HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about "hate speech vs. free speech," showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony.