Corpus ID: 153142704

Burning Crosses on Campus: University Hate Speech Codes

@article{Tsesis2009BurningCO,
  title={Burning Crosses on Campus: University Hate Speech Codes},
  author={Alexander Tsesis},
  journal={Education Law eJournal},
  year={2009}
}
  • A. Tsesis
  • Published 5 November 2009
  • Political Science
  • Education Law eJournal
Debates about the value and constitutionality of hate speech regulations on college campuses have deeply divided academics for over a decade. The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Virginia v. Black, recognizing a state’s power to criminalize intentionally intimidating cross burning, at long last provides the key to resolving this heated dispute. The opponents of hate speech codes argue that such regulation guts our concept of free speech. One prominent scholar claims that this censorship would… Expand
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