fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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226. Three black students at the University at Albany had been attacked on a city bus by a group of white... 2016-02-03 Albany NY

title
Judges tosses student’s hate-crime hoax conviction on First Amendment grounds

name
The College Fix

authors
Greg Piper

url
https://www.thecollegefix.com/judges-tosses-students-hate-crime-hoax-conviction-on-first-amendment-grounds/

summary
“While the Constitution protects your right to lie on Twitter, it certainly doesn’t protect your right to lie to the police.” NY Appellate Court struck down one of Asha Burwell's convictions - some of her posts were covered by the First Amendment, and did not 'cause public alarm'. However, her other conviction, for lying to the police, was upheld.

date read
2020-04-14

date published
2020-04-13


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