UMass-Amherst sued for confining speech to one hour per day and less than 1% of campus
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a student and the campus chapter of Young Americans for Liberty filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the University of Massachusetts Amherst for its highly restrictive speech policy. The policy restricts all “speeches and rallies” to less than one percent of campus and only between noon and 1 p.m. each day.
Washington Examiner: Free-speech in the courtroom:Top 5 campus lawsuits of 2017
Daily Wire: When Did Berkeley Decide To Start Opposing Student Freedoms?
Univ. of Virginia to recognize pro-freedom student group next month
“Public university officials should respect the constitutionally protected freedom of all students to associate with one another based on their shared interests and beliefs.”
Campus Reform: Conservatives accuse UVA of illegally rejecting YAF chapter
The Alliance Defending Freedom has sent a letter warning the University of Virginia that its recent rejection of a Young Americans for Freedom chapter is a violation of state and federal law.
Massachusetts college changes speech policy so students can hand out copies of US Constitution
Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education have secured policy changes from officials at Bunker Hill Community College that eliminate unconstitutional restrictions on free speech that the school used to halt students from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution. In addition, the Massachusetts Community College System, of which Bunker Hill is a part, has agreed to review policies with similar problems at several other of its campuses.
Daily Caller: Is UVA Breaking The Law By Rejecting Conservative Group On Campus?
The University of Virginia is breaking the law by prohibiting a conservative group from opening a chapter on its campus, the group alleged Friday.
YAF And ADF Demand Recognition Of Student Group Amid UVA Violations Of U.S. Constitution And State Law
Washington Examiner: College students lawyer up after recognition of conservative student group is denied at UVA
Students at the University of Virginia have put their administration on notice, giving them just five days to recognize their student group on campus after being denied the ability to operate on campus grounds because of their commitment to conservative beliefs.
Student group files suit against Arkansas State for limiting speech to 1% of campus
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Arkansas State University on behalf of the organizers of a student organization, Turning Point USA, to challenge the constitutionality of the ASU five-campus system’s restrictive speech policy. Among other things, the policy limits speech to roughly one percent of the Jonesboro campus.