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Education Department Attack on Free Speech and Due Process Criticized in Washington Post, Chronicle, and Other Papers

By May 29, 2013

by Hans Bader

OpenMarket.org

 

Earlier, I wrote about a recent letter from the Education and Justice Departments demanding that the University of Montana define as a reportable “sexual harassment” offense “any” speech on sexual topics that is “unwelcome” to any listener, even if most listeners do not find it “unwelcome,” and it would not offend the “reasonable person.” This pretty obviously violatesthe First Amendment, as I explain here in the Chronicle of Higher Education at this link...