Student Policies and Regulations Handbook: 30.00 Policy on Speech and Advocacy

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: University of California, Santa Cruz Statement Rating: Green Last updated: April 4, 2017

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Freedom of thought, inquiry, speech and lawful assembly are fundamental rights of all persons. These rights include the freedom to express opinions; to hear, express and debate various views, no matter how unpopular; and to voice criticism. Free speech is uniquely important to the University as it brings about a free interchange of ideas integral to the University’s fundamental mission of teaching, research and public service. All sworn personnel are bound by law to protect the Constitutional rights of all persons including the rights of free speech and assembly.

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