Hecklers’ veto

By August 28, 2013

[S]tudents and student organizations must take reasonable precautions for the safe and orderly conduct of speakers and the audience. Where a controversial speaker is likely to generate demonstrations from other student groups, the sponsoring organization must recognize the rights of other groups and consider the impact of inviting each speaker on the orderly and lawful functioning of the University.

heckler’s veto

By August 28, 2013

5. 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 college grounds shall not use language or take actions reasonably likely to provoke or encourage physical violence by demonstrators, those demonstrated against, or spectators.