On March 6, a panel of academic experts, practitioners and activists from across the nation with gather for the Harvard Law School Journal on Legislation’s spring symposium, “Perspectives on Hate Speech and Hate Crimes.” The event will focus on the political, social and moral merits of hate speech codes and hate crimes legislation in light of the current legal challenges to hate speech in the landmark Supreme Court cross burning case Virginia v. Black.

The schedule for the symposium is as follows:

Hate Speech Panel 1:10-2:45 p.m. Ames Courtroom

Hate Crimes Panel 2:55-4:30 p.m. Ames Courtroom

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kristy Greenberg at kgreenbe@law.harvard.edu or at 617-876-4490.