Student Handbook: Student Code – Proscribed Conduct 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Pomona College Statement Rating: Green

Relevant excerpt

Verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, or harassment. An act which is speech alone shall not be considered to violate this paragraph unless it is a threat of violence; or (1) the speech, considered objectively, is abusive and insulting rather than a communication of ideas, (2) the speech is directed at an individual and actually used in an abusive manner in a situation that presents an actual danger that it will cause an immediate breach of the peace by inciting a violent reaction by the individual to whom the speech is addressed and, (3) the student intends the speech to be abusive and insulting rather than a communication of ideas.

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