January 29, 2009 11:44 Age: 5 yrs

Broyde, Scalia Debate Freedom of Speech

Michael J. Broyde

CSLR Senior Fellow Michael J. Broyde engaged in a friendly debate with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over freedom of speech during a panel discussion Jan. 28. The event, "The Right to Privacy and Individual Liberties - From Ancient Times to the Cyberspace Age," was sponsored by the Institute of American and Talmudic Law in New York and drew an audience of 500. Read news report.

A professor of law, Broyde is an expert in Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law. He is ordained (yoreh yoreh ve-yadin yadin) as a rabbi by Yeshiva University and is a member (dayan) of the Beth Din of America, the largest Jewish law court in America. Broyde has published four books and more than 70 articles on various aspects of law and religion and Jewish law, and a number of articles in the area of federal courts.

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