Free Speech and Harvard Law

March 28, 2005

I received today a promotional copy of The People v. Harvard Law: How America’s Oldest Law School Turned its Back on Free Speech by Maricopa County, Arizona, District Attorney (and HLS alum) Andrew Peyton Thomas. I’ll be interested to read what Mr. Thomas has to say. As someone who received threatening messages (such as “I want you to die, you f***king fascist”) when I wrote a pro-life letter and as someone who was once shouted down by my own professor during what I thought was a civil debate over abortion, my personal experience with the marketplace of ideas at Harvard was a bit, umm, suboptimal.

Schools:  Harvard University