Is There a Dividing Line Within Freedom of Speech on College Campuses?
The core tenet of higher education in the United States has been that students who attend these institutions will be given a diverse, encompassing experience that offers all viewpoints, no matter how offensive some may be deemed. Yet, in an era where seemingly everything has become a lightning rod for controversy, freedom of expression on college campuses is no different. This leads to a complex question: Are college campuses limiting the right every student has to express their opinion—or is this another area where a divided nation is showing its fissures?
Joining Curiosity Unplugged is University Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus Sheldon H. Nahmod and Professor of Philosophy Michael Davis.