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Law’s Raymond Ku weighs in on Supreme Court case

Supreme Court to hear case of web designer refusing to do gay wedding sites
NewsweekRaymond Ku, the Laura B. Chisolm Distinguished Research Scholar and professor at the School of Law, weighed in on an upcoming Supreme Court case that could be a trial balloon about whether a state may compel speech through the creation of an expressive product. “It would be helpful if they would give us a definition of what constitutes speech,” he said, citing court cases involving evangelical Christians who have refused to arrange flowers, provide cakes or take photos for gay weddings. “The important question is: How do we determine when a particular artistic or creative activity expresses a message?’ Is the creation of these things by definition ‘speech?’”