Free Speech and Civility at Universities

September 9, 2014

By Eugene Volokh at The Washington Post

Many have criticized a message sent around last week by University of California at Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, which spoke about free speech and civility. (See, for instance, the items by Ken White (Popehat)and Greg Lukianoff (FIRE).) I think much of the criticism has merit, and, like many institutional exhortations, the message was mushy enough that it could be used in many different ways, some bad...

Schools: University of California, Berkeley