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February 1 Thursday

The First Amendment on Campus: Constitutional Reflections on Recent Campus Speech Controversies, with Prof. Catherine Ross 87'

  • Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Room 129
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Join Prof. Catherine Ross 87’, of George Washington University Law School to discuss the First Amendment on campus. Prof. Ross holds a B.A., Ph.D. (History) and JD from Yale and is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law at George Washington University where she specializes in constitutional law (with particular emphasis on the First Amendment), family law, and children’s rights. Her book, Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights (Harvard University Press, 2015) which she began while a Member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, was named the Best Book on the First Amendment by Concurring Opinions’ First Amendment News, and won the Critics’ Choice Book Award from the American Education Studies Association. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society and Information Society Project.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

American Constitution Society, Information Society Project, Abrams Institute, Knight LAMP