'After Class' Podcast

Season 2, Episode 1

Can They Say That?!?A look at our First Amendment with Brian Murchison

Brian Murchison, director of the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University and Rowe Professor of Law at the W&L School of Law, examines the First Amendment and interprets the founding fathers' intentions in light of today's application of the law.
Recorded Feb. 2, 2021
Airs Feb. 10, 2021

"So this is the idea of speech and press as, I don't know, facilitating one's humanity, facilitating one's being, facilitating one's... we call it self-realization. That's one of the main values that is associated with the First Amendment. And [Supreme Court Justice Louis] Brandeis went on to talk about two other values. One is the value of self-governance… and the third one he talks about is the role of speech and press in the broader search for truth."
~ Mudd Center for Ethics Director Brian Murchison

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