So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Free speech in the digital age with Jameel Jaffer

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Oct 18, 2018

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we speak with Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Jaffer and the Knight Institute seek to defend “the freedoms of speech and...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Former Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

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Oct 04, 2018

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we partner with the First Amendment Salon to present a conversation between former Solicitor General of the United States Donald B. Verrilli Jr. and University of Washington School of Law...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
'True threats' with David L. Hudson Jr.

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Sep 20, 2018

There are very few exceptions to the First Amendment, and a “true threat” is one of them. But defining a true threat isn’t easy. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court first examined true threats in the 1969 case Watts v. United States, it’s been...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
‘The Coddling of the American Mind’

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Sep 04, 2018

Tribalism and group polarization are on the rise. So too are rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide. On campuses, professors and students are afraid to speak out. And on social media, outrage mobs rule the day. How did we get here? On today’s...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Outrage mobs in comedy

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Aug 23, 2018

Much has been written in recent months about online campaigns to get certain journalists, movie directors, and professors fired from their jobs because of things they said or wrote. Some campaigns have been successful. Some have not. On today’s...

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