The John E. Sullivan Lecture - Capital University Law School

The John E. Sullivan Lecture


  • 43rd Annual John E. Sullivan Lecture

    Wednesday, September 28, 2022 – 4:30 PM
    Ohio State House, Columbus, Ohio

    ‘Cancel Culture;’ Social Media; ‘Hate Speech;’ and More: Current Controversies in Free Speech

    Nadine Strossen 

    John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, Emerita, New York Law School

    A discussion on the free speech issues of the day including disinformation, social media regulation, and inciting speech as well as a discussion on certain fundamental free speech principles and history, which aren’t nearly as well-known as they should be, and which shed important light on current controversies.

    In conversation with

    Bradley A. Smith
    Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law, Capital University Law School

    With commentary from

    Adam Candeub
    Professor of Law & Director of the Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law Program, Michigan State University College of Law

    Vincene Verdun
    Associate Professor Emeritus of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law