Free Speech Zones on College Campuses Restrict Free Speech

May 2, 2014

By James D. Kellogg at Brenner Brief

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado, May 2, 2014 – Another university with a “free speech zone” policy faces a lawsuit for restricting the First Amendment rights of students. Two students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo filed a lawsuit in federal court on April 24, 2014, claiming administrators ordered them to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution. The plaintiffs, Merrit Burch and Anthony Vizzone, are challenging the denial of their right to hand out literature and UH Hilo’s free speech zone policy...

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