Speaker - Marjorie Heins

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Marjorie Heins founded the Free Expression Policy Project. She is the author of Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth, which won the American Library Association's Eli M. Oboler Award in 2002 for the best published work in the field of intellectual freedom. From 2004-07, she was a fellow in the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy Program. From 1991-98, she directed the American Civil Liberties Union's Arts Censorship Project, where she was co-counsel in a number of Supreme Court cases, including Reno v. ACLU (the challenge to the 1996 Communications Decency Act). Marjorie is also the author of Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars (1993, 1998), "The Progress of Science and Useful Arts": Why Copyright Today Threatens Intellectual Freedom (2003), and numerous book chapters and articles about free expression, copyright, and media reform. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 1978.

2 Programs

Bong Hits 4 Jesus: What's Left of Student Free Speech?

05.07.08 | 01:43:54 min | 0 comments

The Abortion Controversies

10.23.07 | 01:44:53 min | 1 comment