Eugene Volokh Speaks with Democrat-Herald on Protected Speech

Professor Eugene Volokh spoke with the Democrat-Herald about hateful and protected speech surrounding a recent controversy involving an anti-Semitic message. Although the First Amendment intends to protect unpleasant and offensive language in most cases, Volokh asserted that there are narrow exceptions, including so-called "fighting words," face-to-face personal insults addressed to a specific person.

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