A sensible judgment on hate

Leonard, John
July 1992
U.S. News & World Report;7/6/92, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p25
Discusses Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's majority opinion in R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul. Why this case sweeps away all the speech codes at public colleges and universities; Why it puts a good deal of hate-crime legislation in jeopardy; Details of the case against Robert Viktora, a teenage skinhead; The charge came under the city's hate-crime law; What the Scalia opinion states; Suggestion that there ought to be serious debate on the value of hate-crime laws.


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