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Public Conversation On 'Free Speech And Its (Un)Lawful Restriction'

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18 Dec 2020 8:20 AM GMT
Public Conversation On Free Speech And Its (Un)Lawful Restriction
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What is free speech and how it may be restricted has been heavily disputed from the first days of the Indian republic. Courts have played a key role in building a body of law which has defined the contours of free speech but have also stepped into controversy over issues such as contempt of court. The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is organising a public conversation on December 19 at 6...

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What is free speech and how it may be restricted has been heavily disputed from the first days of the Indian republic. Courts have played a key role in building a body of law which has defined the contours of free speech but have also stepped into controversy over issues such as contempt of court.

The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is organising a public conversation on December 19 at 6 PM which will explore the many angles to the free speech debate in India with specific reference to journalistic freedoms and contempt of courts.

Speakers:

Prashant Iyengar, Doctoral Candidate, Columbia University

H R Venkatesh, Director, Training & Research, BOOM Factcheck

Moderated by Arghya Sengupta, Founder & Research Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.

Register here: https://buff.ly/2IWYak4


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