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Inciting Violence vs. Free Speech

The violent actions that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 raise many important questions about our American constitutional system. When does free speech and advocacy transform into unacceptable “incitement?” Can and should those involved in escalating political tensions be held criminally liable when their speech causes injury? Come join in the discussion about the delicate balance between protecting free speech and preventing harm.


Paul Nolette

Paul Nolette is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science. He completed his PhD in political science at Boston College and earlier received a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. After law school, Nolette worked ... read more

Date: Fri, Nov 19

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Paul Nolette

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:384

Note: In-person capacity: 38
Live-stream capacity: 300

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