CUNY School of Law

Location: Long Island City, New York
Website: http://www.law.cuny.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 2nd Circuit

Speech Code Rating

CUNY School of Law has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more here.

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Yellow Light Policies
  • Student Handbook: CUNY Rules of Conduct 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement

    Each member of the academic community or an invited
    guest has the right to advocate his position without having to
    fear abuse--physical, verbal, or otherwise from others
    supporting conflicting points of view. Members of the
    academic community and other persons on the Law School
    grounds shall not use language or take actions reasonably likely
    to provoke or encourage physical violence by demonstrators,
    those demonstrated against, or spectators.

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  • Student Handbook: Student Organizations 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement

    no group, organization or student publication with a
    program against the religion, race, ethnic origin or
    identification or sex of a particular group or which makes
    systematic attacks against the religion, race, ethnic origin or sex
    of a particular group shall receive support from any fees
    collected by the law school or be permitted to organize or
    continue at any law school or school.

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  • Student Handbook: Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement

    Users of CUNY
    computer resources may not employ a false identity, mask
    the identity of an account or computer, or use computer
    resources to engage in abuse of others, such as sending
    harassing, obscene, threatening, abusive, deceptive, or
    anonymous messages within or outside CUNY.

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  • Student Handbook: CUNY Board of Trustees Policy Against Sexual Harassment 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Other types of unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature can also
    constitute sexual harassment, if sufficiently severe or pervasive
    that the target does find, and a reasonable person would find,
    that an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic
    environment has been created. Examples of this kind of sexual
    harassment include, but are not limited to, the following:
    - sexual comments, teasing, or jokes;
    - sexual slurs, demeaning epithets, derogatory statements, or
    other verbal abuse;
    - graphic or sexually suggestive comments about an
    individual's attire or body;
    - inquiries or discussions about sexual activities;
    - pressure to accept social invitations, to meet privately, to date,
    or to have sexual relations;
    - sexually suggestive letters or other written materials;

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