This year, the Washington Examiner started a series on campus speech codes, whether they call them that or not, but the news is mostly good.
Topic: speech codes
College Students Conflicted on Campus Speech Codes
A joint study conducted by Gallup, the Knight Foundation, and other foundations recently surveyed American college students on the First Amendment, otherwise known as the freedom of speech.
College Journalists Hold a Boot Camp for Free Speech and Training
College Fix reported: National journalism organizations established “The J-Team” last month to train student journalists against suppression attempts by college administrations. The move follows Muscatine Community College’s crackdown on The Calumet, which led the editors…
Obama Criticizes Lack of Diverse Views on College Campuses
But does he mean it, or is it just lip service? If he really cared, he could push the Department of Education to ensure actual diversity of opinion is represented on college campuses.
California Universities looking at Unconstitutional Speech Codes
It is a good intention, to prevent anti-Semitic speech on University of California campuses, but it is unconstitutional to have such speech codes.
Speech Code of the Month: Florida A&M University Restricts 1st Amendment
As FIRE reported: “According to FAMU’s Student Code of Conduct, “disorderly conduct” includes not only things like public drunkenness, but also the “use of profanity in public” and the use of “insulting” language. This policy…
Novel Critique of Campus Sex Speech Codes
A veteran professor has come up with an objection to new campus sex codes that may not have occurred to other critics of the recent policies who are fixated on the First Amendment. “You have…
Free Speech Codes at George Mason U aren’t Good
George Mason University, out in suburban northern Virginia, isn’t the only university to have speech code issues on campus. Check out this op-ed by Todd Zywicki on the issue of speech codes at universities.