Campus defends limits on speech

August 2, 2004

In 1964, students at the University of California, Berkeley staged a massive occupation of the school's administration building, demanding that they be allowed to express their views on campus.

Eight hundred were arrested during the sit-in, which took place in the midst of the civil rights movement.

These days your civil disobedience, if it can be called that, is a little more mannerly, adhering to time and place restrictions on most campuses. At the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, petitioning, leafletting and demonstrations are permitted in so-called free speech zones...

Schools: University of Nevada, Las Vegas