Geoffrey R. Stone on Roseanne Barr, the NFL, and what counts as Free Speech
In a Rolling Stone article, University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey R. Stone examines the recent controversy surrounding the racist commentary, and subsequent cancelation, of the rebooted sitcom, Roseanne, and its connection to the NFL’s recent decision to prohibit silent protest before football games. Professor Stone poses the question, “Are the free speech issues in these two situations the same or different?” while outlining the First Amendment and the limitations of free speech.
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