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Hate Speech Law and Disagreement: Waldron and Hate Speech Laws

Dec 4, 2013, 12:30pm-2pm

James Allan is the Garrick Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. He is a native-born Canadian who practised law at a large firm in Toronto and then at the Bar in London before moving to teach law in Hong Kong, New Zealand and then Australia. He has had sabbaticals at the Cornell Law School in the US and at the Dalhousie Law School in Canada where he was the Bertha Wilson Visiting Professor in Human Rights for 2004.

Allan has published widely in the areas of constitutional law, legal philosophy and bill of rights scepticism. His latest book, "Democracy in Decline", will be published in the new year. He also writes regularly for weeklies and monthlies, including being a regular contributor to the Australian, the Spectator Australia and Quadrant. He was elected to the Mont Pelerin Society in 2011.

All are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided. RSVP here (event code: FRS4).


Location:2027 Ignat Kaneff Building
Sponsor:Osgoode Hall Law School
Posted by:Jody-Ann Rowe-Butler
Web Sitehttps://apps.osgoode.yorku.ca/osgeventsmng.nsf/82594293acc32634852576cc00524647/baf165d70c7af7dd8525
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