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Free Speech

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.

Read: Univ.  of Colorado Updates Policies on Academic and Speech Freedoms

Univ. of Colorado Updates Policies on Academic and Speech Freedoms

The University of Colorado board of regents unanimously voted to pass policies regarding free speech and academic freedoms on campus.

Read: 7 Arrested as Protesters Clash Over Silent Sam Statue Removal

7 Arrested as Protesters Clash Over Silent Sam Statue Removal

Skirmishes broke out at UNC-Chapel Hill between protesters on both sides of the Silent Sam confederate monument removal controversy.

Read: UW to Pay $122,500, Change Speaker Policy in Settlement with College Republicans

UW to Pay $122,500, Change Speaker Policy in Settlement with College Republicans

The settlement does not preclude the university from charging student groups security fees in the future.

Read: UC Berkeley Commission Issues Report on Controversial Events

UC Berkeley Commission Issues Report on Controversial Events

The report blamed violent campus protests on a coordinated campaign to organize events on college campuses likely to incite violent reactions.

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