Does Free Speech Need Limits? A Debate on How Free Speech Should Be Understood in Our Times
Date and Time
Friday, October 14, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
L. William Seidman Center
50 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
Room 1008B Loosemore Forum
Parking in the Fulton St. Lot: 312 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Join us at Seidman as Nathan Goetting, JD, Abigail DeHart, JD, and John Uglietta, PhD, JD, debate the state of free speech in light of calls to limit it from both the right and the left. Prof. Goetting, former editor of The National Lawyers Guild Review, has recently published what he calls a "radical defense" of free speech in Discourse Magazine. Professor Uglietta, Chair of Grand Valley's philosophy dept., and Abigail DeHart, former clerk for the Ninth Circuit and currently with a prominent DC law firm, will take up Goetting's arguments and add their own. Audience Q&A beginning at 12:45.
Reception from 11:30-11:55. Refreshments available.
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Please RSVP to Michael DeWilde at [email protected]