Thursday, October 17



Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, said self-censorship has become an increasingly worrying problem, especially in university classrooms. He added students should not be fearful of sharing their opinions with their peers and professors. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Law professors discuss free speech protections on college campuses

A law professor said all forms of free speech, including hate speech, should be protected on university campuses. John Villasenor, a professor at the UCLA School of Law, spoke with Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, about the First Amendment and its applications to business, higher education and politics at an event Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, said self-censorship has become an increasingly worrying problem, especially in university classrooms. He added students should not be fearful of sharing their opinions with their peers and professors. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, said self-censorship has become an increasingly worrying problem, especially in university classrooms. He added students should not be fearful of sharing their opinions with their peers and professors. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)