OU Settles In Student-Led Freedom Of Speech Lawsuit

February 2, 2015

By Conor Morris at The Athens News

Ohio University today signed a settlement pact in which it agrees to revise several policies in the Student Code of Conduct as the end result of a First Amendment lawsuit from an OU student challenging that policy.

Senior Isaac Smith worked in coordination with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a national nonprofit that advocates free speech in colleges, to sue OU last July as a part of a national freedom of speech litigation campaign...

Schools: Ohio University Cases: Ohio University – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit