Emory University Open Expression Committee Opinion on Trump Chalkings, ‘Mein Trumpf’ Poster and Other Matters

May 10, 2016

By Eugene Volokh at The Washington Post

Emory University’s Standing Committee for Open Expression — an official university body — has just issued another broadly speech-protective opinioninterpreting the Emory Open Expression Policy. (Note that my brother and co-blogger Sasha Volokh, a professor at Emory Law School, is on the committee.) The opinion, of course, is constrained by the terms of the policy, but I think it faithfully interprets the policy as offering broad protection for student speech. The opinion has no formal precedential value, as I understand it, but I suspect that in practice it will be quite influential. An excerpt:…

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Schools: Emory University