Emory Law Journal

Volume 65Issue 2
The 2015 Randolph W. Thrower Symposium, The New Age of Communication: Freedom of Speech in the 21st Century
Foreword

Foreword

The Editors | 65 Emory L.J. 197 (2015)

The 2015 Randolph W. Thrower Symposium, entitled The New Age of Communication: Freedom of Speech in the 21st Century, was held on February 5 at Emory University School of Law. The Symposium explored the changing doctrine of free speech in the United States. Recent Supreme Court decisions—including McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, Snyder v. Phelps, and United States v. Alvarez—have altered the landscape of First Amendment jurisprudence. Reflecting on these recent developments stimulated dialogue on the foundations, current doctrines, and future of free speech. This issue of the Emory Law Journal continues that conversation.

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