Why Hate Crime Laws are Unnecessary & Undesirable

January 14, 2009 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3037
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James B. Jacobs to speak on why hate crime laws are unnecessary and undesirable. Jacobs holds JD and PhD (sociology) degrees from the University of Chicago and is currently the Warren E. Burger Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Research in Crime & Justice at NYU School of Law. He has authored or co-authored 14 books and more than 100 articles on crime and the law, including "Hate Crime: Criminal Law & Identity Politics" (Oxford University Press, 1998). Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, contact Reuben Stob at