Are racial vilification laws supported by free speech arguments?

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Swannie, Bill. (2019). Are racial vilification laws supported by free speech arguments? Monash University Law Review. 44(1), pp. 71-111. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3382027
AuthorsSwannie, Bill
Abstract

This article examines the relationship between laws regulating racial vilification and arguments for freedom of speech. Commonly, it is argued that racial vilification laws are inconsistent with free speech. This article argues that such laws are consistent with and, indeed, supported by arguments commonly made in favour of free speech.

Year2019
JournalMonash University Law Review
Journal citation44 (1), pp. 71-111
PublisherMonash University
ISSN0311-3140
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3382027
Page range71-111
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