ISU Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit over Marijuana T-Shirts

September 15, 2014

By MacKenzie Elmer at The Des Moines Register

Iowa State University is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by student members of a pro-marijuana group who claim the university violated their constitutional rights.

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, who is representing ISU, filed a motion Sept. 4 countering claims that the university violated students' freedom of speech when it banned the use of its mascot on the group's T-shirts. Members of the campus chapter's National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws filed the lawsuit against university administration in July...

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