Revealing John Doe: The Origins and Culture of Anonymous Speech in U.S. Law
Tuesday, November 10th at 1:00
Room 207 (Mylander) BTSU
Is there a disjunction between how the law recognizes anonymous speech and how the public perceives it?
Professor Ekstrand’s talk provides a discussion of anonymous speech in U.S. historical and cultural traditions. Central to her talk is the examination of arguments by parties that have appeared before courts to defend its protection, while also drawing on interviews with those who have used anonymous speech in these cases to advance some political or social cause.