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The heart of protecting free speech

Law professor Nadine Strossen and federal Judge William F. Kuntz spoke at Noble Horizons about when hate speech crosses the line from offensive to dangerous. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Law professor Nadine Strossen and federal Judge William F. Kuntz covered free speech, censorship and related issues in a freewheeling discussion at Noble Horizons on Sunday, Jan. 21.

Strossen was president of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1991 to 2008. Kuntz is a United States District Court judge, appointed in 2011.

And if the discussion seemed to be friendly and informal, it’s because the two met 40-odd years ago at Harvard Law School.

“May I call you Bill?” said Strossen as they got started.

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