Rethinking the First Amendment

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Heard On The Morning Show
A stone etched with the First Amendment
A stone plaque at the “First Amendment Area” at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ed Uthman / CC BY-SA 2.0

In an age rampant with disinformation and hate speech, some legal scholars are questioning whether people have the right to lie. We talk with two scholars about the meaning of the First Amendment and whether there should be legal consequences for lying or spreading hate.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • David Schultz Guest
  • Catherine Ross Guest