First Amendment Law Review Symposium: Free Speech in Higher Education

Date(s) - 10/30/2015
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina

On October 30, the Center for Media Law and Policy will be joining with the First Amendment Law Review to present a symposium that will bring together scholars and educators from across the country to discuss “Free Speech in Higher Education.”

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Vikram Amar, dean of the University of Illinois College of Law and the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law
  • Joseph Blocher, professor of law at Duke Law
  • Aaron Caplan, professor of law at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Thomas Healy, professor of law at Seton Hall Law School
  • Heidi Kitrosser, professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School
  • Robert O’Neil, professor of law emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Law
  • Jenna Robinson, president of the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy
  • Rodney Smolla, dean of Widener University Delaware Law School
  • Alexander Tsesis, professor of law at Loyola University, Chicago

The symposium will begin with a keynote address from Robert Shibley, executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, followed by three panels that will address student speech, faculty and administration speech, and practical perspectives on free speech in higher education.  

More information, including a call for papers related to this important topic, can be found on the First Amendment Law Review’s website.

Tagged: FALR, Student Speech, Symposia
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