Pitt Law Constitution Day Panel Discussion: Hate Crimes And Their Prosecution In The United States Today
By all accounts, hate crimes directed against vulnerable groups are on the rise in contemporary America. What are the causes of this criminal activity? Can anything be done to stop it? And what are the limits posed in resisting organized hate groups and those that promote violence against and hatred of others, given the constitutional protections of free speech?
Introduction: Dean William M. Carter
Moderator: David Harris, John E. Murray Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law
- Kathleen Blee, Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Science
- Corey Saylor, Director, Department of Monitor and Combat Islamophobia, Council on American-Islamic Relations
- Soo C. Song, Acting U.S. Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania
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Location and Address
The University Club
123 University Pl. Ballroom A
Pittsburgh, PA 15260