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Author Smolla, Rodney A., author.

Title Confessions of a free speech lawyer : Charlottesville and the politics of hate / Rodney A. Smolla.

Publication Info. Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2020.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  303.484 SMO    Available
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Description vi, 351 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A Call from the Task Force -- The Charleston Massacre -- Becoming Richard Spencer -- Reverend Edwards -- The Charlottesville Monuments -- Blut und Boden -- Mr. Jefferson's University -- Kessler v. Bellamy -- The Monuments Debate -- Competing Conceptions of Free Speech -- May Days -- Cue the Klan Stage Right -- The Rise of the Marketplace -- Cue the Counter-Protesters Stage Left -- A Rolling Stone Gathers No Facts -- The Marketplace Doubles Down -- The Day of the Klan -- When Speech Advances Civil Rights -- Duke and the Disciples -- The Russian Connection -- A Call to Conscience -- Preparations -- The Day of the Cross -- The Idea of the University -- Heckler's Veto -- Channels of Communication -- Rednecks and Saint Paul -- The Lawn and the Rotunda -- Bloodshed -- Aftermath.
Summary "Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer is a personal and scholarly examination of the violent confrontations in Charlottesville and the University of Virginia campus in the summer of 2017, focusing on the clash between free speech and protection of civil rights and human dignity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Unite the Right Rally, Charlottesville, Va., 2017.
Demonstrations -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- History -- 21st century.
Freedom of speech -- United States.
Hate speech -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Right-wing extremists -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
White supremacy movements -- United States.
White nationalism -- United States.
Hate groups -- United States.
ISBN 9781501749650 hardcover
150174965X hardcover

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