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ERIC Number: EJ459333
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Are "Hate Speech" Codes Unconstitutional?
Schimmel, David
Wests's Education Law Quarterly, v2 n1 p33-45 Jan 1993
In a case concerning a teenager charged with cross burning, the Supreme Court, in a 9-0 decision, ruled that a St. Paul, Minnesota, ordinance was unconstitutional. Summarizes Justice Scalia's opinion and three concurring opinions that reflect bitter disagreement among the justices. Discusses the meaning of this decision and its implications for "hate speech" codes at public schools and colleges. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment