Case Western Reserve University | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

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Division of Student Affairs: About the CCRS

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    Yellow
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    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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About the CCRS

Student Code of Conduct: Proscribed Conduct

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    Internet Usage Policies
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Theft or other abuse of computer facilities and resources including but not limited to: ... Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or abusive messages.

Case Western Reserve University Statement of Ethics

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    Green
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    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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Universities seek to preserve, disseminate, and advance knowledge. At CWRU, as elsewhere, we recognize that to fulfill these purposes requires ... the right to hold and express opinions different from our own.

University Policies: Campus and Resources- Facility Use

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    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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The university reserves the right to withhold from any individual or group the use of university facilities or service when, in the opinion of the university's officers, such use is not in the best interest of the institution or may place the university in a position of legal liability, or when the individual or gro

Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures for All Faculty, Students, Employees, and Third Parties

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    Green
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    Harassment Policies
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Sexual Harassment:
a) unwelcome conduct,
b) determined by a reasonable person,
c) to be so severe, and
d) pervasive, and,
e) objectively offensive,
f) that it effectively denies a person equal access to the CWRU’s education program or activity.

University Policies: Campus and Resources- Posting Policy

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    Red
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    Posting and Distribution Policies
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Posting of any derogatory, obscene, or material that violates the University’s Freedom of Expression Policy either explicitly or implicitly, is strictly prohibited.