First Amendment

Read: Responding to Civil Unrest: Creating Policies for Maintaining Security and University Support

Responding to Civil Unrest: Creating Policies for Maintaining Security and University Support

Here are some of the lessons learned from college campus public safety and security executives who have responded to recent protests and riots.

Read: SCOTUS Rules Student’s Snapchat Cursing is Within First Amendment Rights

SCOTUS Rules Student’s Snapchat Cursing is Within First Amendment Rights

The 8-1 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court says suspending a cheerleader for swearing off school property is unconstitutional.

Read: How to Reduce the Impact of Unrecognized Student Organizations on Campus

How to Reduce the Impact of Unrecognized Student Organizations on Campus

Institutions of higher education can ban, expel or refuse to recognize a problematic student organization, but that doesn’t mean the issues associated with that group will magically go away.

Read: Chemeketa CC Changes Free Speech Policy After Anti-Abortion Group Files Suit

Chemeketa CC Changes Free Speech Policy After Anti-Abortion Group Files Suit

The old policies limited student group demonstrations to two quad areas and required that permission be secured two weeks in advance.

Read: 10 Steps to Mitigating Possible Election-Related Unrest on Campus

10 Steps to Mitigating Possible Election-Related Unrest on Campus

Election day is Tuesday, November 3. Is your campus ready to address these potential election-related security issues?

Read: Conservative Commentator Loses Free-Speech Lawsuit Against UMN

Conservative Commentator Loses Free-Speech Lawsuit Against UMN

The judge ruled UMN’s solution to its security concerns over Ben Shapiro’s speech was a “content-neutral place restriction in furtherance of public safety.”

Read: Tips for Refining Your Campus’ Controversial Speaker Policy

Tips for Refining Your Campus’ Controversial Speaker Policy

UC Berkeley Police Chief Margo Bennett shares valuable lessons learned from hosting controversial speakers and subsequent protests and demonstrations.

Read: UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

The death of George Floyd has prompted UMN to limit its ties to the city’s law enforcement agency. Ohio State students are also pressuring OSU to cut ties with Columbus PD.

Read: Managing Controversial Speakers on College Campuses

Managing Controversial Speakers on College Campuses

Here’s how U.S. institutions of higher education are attempting to address the security issues surrounding controversial speakers and protests.

Read: Confederate Statue Lawsuit Against University of Texas Struck Down by Court

Confederate Statue Lawsuit Against University of Texas Struck Down by Court

UT removed its three Confederate statues in 2017.

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