Location: Lewiston, Idaho
Federal Circuit: 9th Circuit
Lewis-Clark State College 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.
prohibited activities ... Use of the college's information technology resources to transmit abusive, threatening, or
harassing material, chain letters, SPAM, or communications prohibited by Idaho or federal
based on another's status that has the purpose or
effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
living and learning environment. Status refers to
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or
disability. ... Behaviors that may constitute
discriminatory harassment include but are not limited
1. Racial, ethnic or other slurs;
2. Malicious name calling;
3. Anonymous notes or phone calls;
4. Derogatory graffiti.
not interfere with, annoy, disturb, or obstruct any
other student or staff member of the College by
means of noise, abusive language or any other
favors and the verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, especially when submission to such conduct
is made, either explicitly or implicitly, a term or condition of a student's education or employment.
safety, academic efforts, employment, or participating in College-sponsored activities and which would
cause a reasonable person to have a reasonable apprehension that such harm is about to occur, or "fighting
words" that are spoken face-to-face as a personal insult to the listener or listeners in personally abusive
language inherently likely to provoke a violent reaction by the listener to the speaker is prohibited.
the residence halls will be limited to their room
door and their window, provided that the decorations do not offend their roommate or
clash with community standards.
inconsistent with accepted standards or College
policies should not be displayed on the outside of
room doors or in general view of the public. This
includes your room windows. For example,
collections of alcoholic beverage containers, posters
of nude men or women, and harassing or intimidating
visual materials are generally considered
October 21, 2007
The Case for Zero Tolerance of Modern School Administrators: The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education at www.thefire.org reports that the speech code at Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho protects free speech unless it “embarrasses” anyone who hears it.» Read More