One of the first articles to discuss the problem of hate speech Words That Wound discusses the harms of racist speech before proposing a new tort enabling its victims to recover damages from the utterer I later expanded the article into a book with Jean Stefancic Entitled Understanding Words That Wound the book covers a range of recent problems including hate speech on the Internet campus hate speech codes and child porn
Words That Wound: A Tort Action for Racial Insults, Epithets, and Name-Calling,
Harv. C. R.-C. L. L. Rev.
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