Free speech, hate speech and human dignity

I muse at CDU Law and Business Online about the broader implications of Eatock v Bolt in light of last night’s Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance by Federal Court Chief Justice Pat Keane.  Discussion is solicited, there rather than here by preference.

About Ken Parish

Ken Parish is a legal academic, with research areas in public law (constitutional and administrative law), civil procedure and teaching & learning theory and practice. He has been a legal academic for almost 20 years. Before that he ran a legal practice in Darwin for 15 years and was a Member of the NT Legislative Assembly for almost 4 years in the early 1990s.
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12 years ago

Too much free speech can be bad for your career although it might actually be racism against men of Kamilaroi descent. Hard to judge but in any case I can’t comment for the obvious now.

12 years ago

Err…you don’t think the Kamilaroi will take offence do you?