Student Handbook: Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents 12-13

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech, Statement School: Northwestern University Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

[A] bias incident is defined as an act of conduct, speech, or expression to which a bias motive is evident as a contributing factor
(regardless of whether the act is criminal).
Sanctions may be imposed for students
found to have committed hate crimes and
for bias incidents that involve conduct
that violates laws or University policies,
specifically including the University’s
Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

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