Carolina Conversations: First Amendment Protected Speech

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

4:30 PM

6:00 PM

FPG Student Union, Aquarium Lounge

The First Amendment has protected the right to free speech since the passage of the Bill of Rights. But in an age of hate speech, internet trolls and cyberstalking, how do the courts and the University address this important topic?

Facilitator: Mark W. Merritt, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
Moderator: Professor G. Rumay Alexander, Director, Office of Inclusive Excellence; UNC School of Nursing; Special Assistant to the Chancellor; Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Sponsor: Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
ALL faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the discussion. 
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