[PAST EVENT] At NYU D.C. Center: Book Signing and Discussion with Professor Tim Zick

October 10, 2019
6pm - 8pm
Abramson Family Auditorium, 1307 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
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First Amendment Watch, ConSource, and the John Brademas Center at New York University will co-host a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., entitled, “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?” A book signing by Professor Timothy Zick, author of The First Amendment in the Trump Era, will immediately follow the panel discussion.

The panelists will discuss if social media has facilitated greater freedom of expression and a “marketplace of ideas,” if the government should have a role in regulating content on social media platforms, the available remedies for people who are attacked on social media in the United States and abroad, and advice they would give to individuals on how to handle hate speech directed towards them on social media.

The speakers for the evening will include Wajahat Ali, Attorney, Playwright, New York Times Op-Ed Contributor, Lata Nott, Executive Director of the First Amendment Center at the Freedom Forum Institute, Timothy Zick, Constitutional and First Amendment Professor of Law at William & Mary Law School, and author of a new book, The First Amendment in the Trump Era, and serving as moderator for the evening Julie Silverbrook, a graduate of William & Mary Law School and Executive Director of The Constitutional Sources Project.

Please note that this event may be filmed and/or photographed.

RSVP at the link below. Link also includes directions to location:

Abramson Family Auditorium
1307 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005