We’re really excited to announce our upcoming events.

In October, Professor Jacobson will trek down to the Lone Star State to discuss the raging free speech wars. We also hope to have an opportunity to meet you, provided you’re in the area. In November, Professor Jacobson heads to DC to discuss our coverage of the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College Case.

If you would like to attend any of the upcoming events, links and info are provided beneath.

TEXAS

Houston, October 14

When:
Mon, October 14, 2019
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Where:
Los Cucos Mexican Cafe
23730 Hwy. 59 North
Kingwood, TX 77339

What:
We’ll be in Houston to discuss the best ways to fight back in the ongoing free speech wars, but before we get to that, would love the opportunity to meet you in real life! We have one of the best readerships on the web and look forward to putting screen names to faces.

Professor William A. Jacobson, Cornell Law Professor, President of the Legal Insurrection Foundation and Publisher of the Legal Insurrection Blog and Kemberlee Kaye, Director of Operations and Editorial Development for the foundation and the blog’s Senior Contributing Editor will be in attendance.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required as we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. Please be prepared to furnish a photo ID.

Appetizers will be provided and we invite you to stick around and join us as we discuss the Free Speech Wars with our friends at the Kingwood TEA Party following the reader reception.

REGISTER HERE

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When:
Mon, October 14, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Where:
Los Cucos Mexican Cafe
23730 Hwy. 59 North
Kingwood, TX 77339

What:
From college campuses to cancel culture, the free speech wars have only intensified. But there’s hope yet.

Cornell Law Professor and Legal Insurrection website publisher William A. Jacobson will join the Kingwood Tea Party to discuss winning the raging free speech wars. Topics will include how campus free speech problems have moved off campus through the “call out” and “cancel” culture, the role of “intersectionality” theory, and the threat posed by high tech content filtering. Professor Jacobson also will discuss his experiences as a conservative professor on a liberal campus.

REGISTER HERE

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Austin, October 15

When:
Tue, October 15, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Where:
Texas Public Policy Foundation
901 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

What:
Join us as TPPF’s Thomas Lindsay, Ph.D. has a conversation with Cornell Law Professor and Legal Insurrection website publisher William A. Jacobson. Topics will include how campus free speech problems have moved off campus through the “call out” and “cancel” culture, the role of “intersectionality” theory, and the threat posed by high tech content filtering. Professor Jacobson also will discuss his experiences as a conservative professor on a liberal campus. Complimentary lunch will be provided.

REGISTER HERE

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WASHINGTON D.C.

November 1

The James Wilson Institute: Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: Campus Identity Politics On Trial

When:
Fri, November 1, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where:
Hillsdale College Kirby Center
227 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

What:
The James Wilson Institute will host Prof. William Jacobson for a public lecture on campus identity politics, college administrators, and a family bakery caught in the crosshairs. Prof. Jacobson has chronicled the ongoing legal battle Gibson’s Bakery has fought against Oberlin College at Legal Insurrection, an influential website he founded and where publishes on topics concerning law and politics. In his lecture, Prof. Jacobson will discuss the background to the case, the trial, the victory for Gibson’s, and what the case portends for the future of identity politics on campuses across the country.

Prof. Jacobson is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School. Prior to joining the Cornell Law faculty in 2007, Prof. Jacobson had a highly successful civil litigation and arbitration practice in Providence, Rhode Island, concentrating in investment, employment, and business disputes in the securities industry, including many high profile cases reported in leading newspapers and magazines. Prof. Jacobson also is the founder and publisher of Legal Insurrection, a popular politics and law website. He is frequently quoted in the media on political and legal topics, has authored many Op-Eds in major publications, and appears on television and radio to discuss politics and the law. Samantha Mandeles, Legal Insurrection Foundation’s Senior Researcher and Outreach Director will also be in attendance.

The event will be held at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center (227 Massachusetts Ave. NE). Doors open at 5:30pm for light refreshments as we gather. The program begins at 6:00pm.

REGISTER HERE

 
 
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