Florida A&M University College of Law

Location: Orlando, Florida
Website: http://law.famu.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 11th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Florida A&M University College 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
  • Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedures 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Harassment shall include, but not be limited to:
    1. Any slurs, innuendoes or other verbal or physical conduct reflecting on an
    individual’s race, ethnic background, gender or handicapping condition which has the
    purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational or work
    environment; has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the
    individual’s work or school performance or participation; or otherwise adversely
    affects an individual’s employment or educational opportunities.

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Green Light Policies
  • Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedures 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical
    conduct of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made either explicitly
    or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment or educational career;
    submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for educational or
    employment decisions affecting the individual; or such conduct has the purpose or
    effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or educational
    performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or educational
    environment.

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  • Student Handbook: Policy on Student Peer Harassment 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Conduct will constitute peer harassment when that conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive to limit a
    reasonable student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the law school’s education program or if it creates a
    hostile or abusive educational environment.

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