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Why Is Hate Speech Legal? We Asked An Expert

As students protest institutional racism on college campuses, we asked a constitutional expert why hate speech is legal.

By Kate Grumke | November 15, 2015

Justin Dyer, director of the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and an associate professor of political science at the University of Missouri, explains the types of speech that are and aren't protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.

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