What you can’t say at Harvard Law School

September 24, 2008

Harvey Silverglate is a lawyer, newspaper columnist, blogger, civil liberties activist and author ("The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses," written with Alan Charles Kors). I've known him for many years, and consider him as close to a free-speech absolutist - in the worthy tradition of former Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black - as anyone currently engaged in the never-ending battle against censorship. One doesn't have to agree with every position Silverglate takes - I doubt he expects that. But it's good for the culture and the country to have him out there, arguing, badgering, publicizing, provoking...

Schools: Harvard University