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JTS Lecture Via LiveStream – Hate Crimes, the First Amendment, and the Criminal Justice System with Zachary Carter

JTS Lecture Via LiveStream – Hate Crimes, the First Amendment, and the Criminal Justice System with Zachary Carter

Date: Thursday, April 02, 2020

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: B'nai Israel Congregation

Address: 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

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  • Type: LiveStream
  • Audience: Adults
  • Membership: Not Required
  • Registration: Not Required
  • Topic: Anti-Semitism, Jewish Values, Justice

American society has recently experienced a frightening spike in crimes against members of particular religious, racial, and other groups. What are the defining characteristics of hate crimes? Are there any constraints in hate crimes legislation or enforcement based on the free speech clause of the First Amendment? What criminal justice responses can most effectively address such crimes, taking what factors into account? The JTS Segal Memorial Lecture in Law and Ethics features Zachary W. Carter, former Corporation Counsel of the City of New York and former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

Organized by: Rabbi Mitchell H. Berkowitz

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