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Move Over "War on Christmas" - The "War on Free Speech" Is Getting Its "15 Minutes"

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May. 22, 2018. 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

How do you champion free speech while providing an inclusive environment on campus in the current political climate?  In this webinar, UT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Dan Sharphorn and Assistant General Counsel & Public Information Coordinator Ana Vieira Ayala will discuss how to achieve that, covering what the First Amendment right to free speech actually requires from public institutions of higher education.  They also will examine UT System and institution policies that implicate free speech.  Finally, they will address real-life, and sometimes headline-making, situations faced by other institutions around the country and discuss how to handle similar events in the context of constitutional and UT policy requirements.

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