Author Archives: Corey Brettschneider

State Speaks Symposium: Responses to Chambers (Chapter 3), Rubinstein (Chapter 4), Vallier (Chapter 5) and Stiltz (Chapter 5)

Response to Chambers Simone Chambers raises several good questions, but I focus on two. First, Chambers claims that the loss that comes from banning hateful viewpoints falls well short of the Invasive State. Canada, for instance, has laws banning hate … Continue reading

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Response to Sarah Conly on Chapter 2 of When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

I’d like to thank Sarah Conly and our commentators for raising an important set of questions about the book. In this post, I focus on Conly’s worry that reflective revision cannot include citizens who reject the core democratic values of … Continue reading

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Brettschneider Response to Quong on the Introduction and Chapter One of When the State Speaks

I would like to begin by thanking the contributors to Public Reason symposium for such careful summaries of the book and such thoughtful and probing questions. The discussions in the comments section have also been terrific and I am grateful … Continue reading

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Born Free, But Not Indifferent

In the following piece, recently published on the Foreign Policy website, I discuss the implications of my account of free speech for the controversy surrounding The Innocence of Muslims, the anti-Islam video made in California. I focus on how my … Continue reading

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Bloggingheads.tv on When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?

My appearance with Glenn Loury on Bloggingheads.tv is now online. We discuss hate speech, Holocaust denial, and a variety of other free speech issues addressed in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and … Continue reading

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Princeton University Press Conference Discount

Now that the APSA annual conference is cancelled, Princeton University Press, which has a substantial list in political theory, is offering the conference discount through its website. Here is the link: http://press.princeton.edu/blog/2012/08/27/new-2012-political-science-law-catalog-and-apsa2012-announcement/ Tweet

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