OU Responds To T-Shirt Lawsuit

December 10, 2014

By Dave DeWitt at The Athens News

An attorney for Ohio University has filed an answer to a federal lawsuit filed by a current student alleging violation of free speech when university officials are alleged to have ordered a campus group to stop wearing a T-shirt.

The lawsuit, filed July 1 in U.S. District Court in Columbus by student Isaac Smith, charged that OU officials illegally and unconstitutionally ordered students at the Campus Involvement Fair in late August 2013 to stop wearing a T-shirt with the slogan, "We Get You Off for Free," claiming it was offensive...

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