Free Speech Doesn’t Mean You Can Prevent Others From Speaking—Stanford Law School Students Only Wanted to Hear From Themselves

From a New York Times column by David French headlined “Free Speech Doesn’t Mean Free Rein to Shout Down Others”:

If you pay any attention to legal news at all, you’re familiar with the Stanford Law School shout-down. The story is simple and disturbing. The Federalist Society chapter at Stanford Law School invited Judge Kyle Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to speak on a fascinating and important topic (for legal nerds, anyway): How do lower courts decide cases on legal issues in which Supreme Court case law is unsettled or changing?