Free Speech

Read: Alabama Forbids Free Speech Zones at Universities

Alabama Forbids Free Speech Zones at Universities

In the state of Alabama, most colleges oppose the law. Some lawmakers contend that student safety could be hindered because controversial speech that is not limited to free speech zones may lead to violence.

Read: Court: Flipping Off a Cop is Free Speech (But We Don’t Recommend It)

Court: Flipping Off a Cop is Free Speech (But We Don’t Recommend It)

“Fits of rudeness or lack of gratitude may violate the Golden Rule, but that doesn’t make them illegal or for that matter punishable.”

Read: President Trump to Sign Executive Order for Free Speech on Campuses

President Trump to Sign Executive Order for Free Speech on Campuses

In an almost two-hour speech at the CPAC, President Trump told the crowd that with this free speech order, conservative voices will be heard.

Read: Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

After expelling a student for posting an inappropriate image on social media, the family sued it for free speech violations.

Read: Univ. of Mich. Housing Staff Can’t Censor Speech on Dorm Doors

Univ. of Mich. Housing Staff Can’t Censor Speech on Dorm Doors

The new policy comes after a watchdog group that supports free speech on college campuses filed a lawsuit against the university.

Read: UMW Could Have Better Protected Students from Harassment, Judges Rule

UMW Could Have Better Protected Students from Harassment, Judges Rule

The student-run group Feminist United sued the university for allowing threatening, sexist comments to be made on social media.

Read: KSU Removes Policy to Charge Students Security Fees for Events

KSU Removes Policy to Charge Students Security Fees for Events

After the lawsuit from student group Liberty Hangout, KSU has dropped their policy to charge students a security fee when holding an event on campus.

Read: Berkeley College Republicans Settle Free Speech Lawsuit with University

Berkeley College Republicans Settle Free Speech Lawsuit with University

The lawsuit claimed UC Berkeley school officials did not set the same restrictions for liberal speakers as they did for republican speakers.

Read: $23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

$23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

The lawsuit was filed by a Milo Yiannopoulos supporter who claimed UC Berkeley violated her First Amendment Rights as well as other complaints.

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.

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