Residence Hall Guide: Hallways as ‘Public Domain’ 12-13

Category: Posting Policies, Statement School: University of Maine – Presque Isle Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

[T]he door to the room is also considered "public domain" and MAY NOT BE DECORATED ON THE HALL SIDE with any kind of picture or sign except a standard size message board approved by the Resident Director. Any photos, signs, drawings, advertising, pictures, etcetera, that have not been preapproved by the Resident Director will be removed by the maintenance or residence life staff. Note: This policy is not a violation of public right to free speech; it is an authorized and approved method of preventing unsightly and offensive materials in public places.

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