Free Speech Panel - Professor Ledewitz
Panel: Are there limits to free speech?
Presented by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Highmark, Wednesday, January 8 | Heinz History Center | 6:00 p.m. Panel | Free Admission
The accused shooter at Tree of Life was influenced by and active on social media platforms that promote hate and violence. How does society respond to incendiary speech that uses social media as a megaphone and a recruiting and indoctrinating tool? Is it time to re-think this problem?
Heinz History Center, 5th floor Mueller Center
1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Free parking is located directly across the street in the Eleventh and Smallman Lot.
6:00 p.m. Panel discussion begins
7:30 p.m. Panel discussion ends
• Moderator: Keith Burris - Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
• Josh Shapiro - Pennsylvania Attorney General
• Bruce Ledewitz - Professor of Law at Duquesne University School of Law
• Wasi Mohamed - Pittsburgh Director of Community Entrepreneurship for Forward Cities
• Rabbi Jeffrey Myers - Rabbi Hazzan at Tree of Life *Or L'Simcha Congregation
• Meagan Cahill - Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
• Ruth Ann Dailey - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Columnist
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