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Pro-Marijuana Student Advocates Sue ISU Administrators

July 1, 2014

By Vanessa Miller at The Gazzette

As part of a national free speech litigation project, two Iowa State students on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing university administrators of violating the rights of a student group pushing for the legalization of marijuana.

The lawsuit — filed by the president and vice president of ISU’s chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or NORML — is one of four new lawsuits included in the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s nationwide effort to “eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First Amendment lawsuits...

Schools: Iowa State University Cases: FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project Iowa State University – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit