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Alexander Meiklejohn describes an experiment in adult education based upon readings of Supreme Court decisions. With Scott Buchanan, Harry Kalven, Milton Mayer, and Joseph Tussman. Dec. 1964.

Harry Kalven, Jr. hails the Supreme Court ruling in Sullivan v. New York Times as a major triumph for First Amendment rights. With Harry Ashmore, Scott Buchanan, William Gorman, Robert M. Hutchins, Richard Lichtman, Lil Sasseen, Joseph Tussman, and…

Harry Kalven, Jr. hails the Supreme Court ruling in Sullivan v. New York Times as a major triumph for First Amendment rights. With Harry Ashmore, Scott Buchanan, William Gorman, Robert M. Hutchins, Richard Lichtman, Lil Sasseen, Joseph Tussman, and…

Harry Kalven, Jr. leads a discussion that examines the legal reasoning that determines when the law may compromise the principle of free speech in order to protect the individual from injury, and when the law privileges free speech, despite personal…

Harry Kalven, Jr., of the University of Chicago Law School, clashes with the Center's W. H. Ferry in this heated discussion on the topic of Affirmative Action. Also featuring commentary from Harry S. Ashmore, Robert M. Hutchins, Richard Lichtman,…

Harry Kalven, Jr., of the University of Chicago Law School, clashes with the Center's W. H. Ferry in this heated discussion on the topic of Affirmative Action. Also featuring commentary from Harry S. Ashmore, Robert M. Hutchins, Richard Lichtman,…

Harry Kalven, Jr., of the University of Chicago Law School, reports to members of the Center on the results of a study of the jury system, and discusses the validity of the Jacksonian faith in the native intelligence of the average man. July 1963.

Harry Kalven, Jr. explores the notion that sit-in demonstrations are protected under the First Amendment as a form of free speech. Jan. 23, 1964.

Harry Kalven, Jr. provides an analysis of the four different opinions written by the Supreme Court justices in Garner v. Louisiana, offering some observations on the ironies and shortcomings in those opinions and looking for insight on how the Court…

Harry Kalven, Jr., of the University of Chicago Law School, presides over a staff meeting at the Center focused on Garner v. Louisiana, in which the Supreme Court reversed the conviction of sit-in demonstrators for disturbing the peace. The case,…