Student Sues Cal Poly Pomona, Claims Free Speech Restricted

March 31, 2015

By John Schreiber at

A Cal Poly Pomona student sued the university Tuesday for allegedly restricting how federally protected free speech rights can be exercised on campus.

Nicolas Tomas filed the suit in Los Angeles federal court, contending that campus police last month stopped him from distributing animal rights fliers on the sidewalk and asked him to obtain a badge and permit to pass out the fliers only in a tiny, designated “free speech” zone...

Schools: California Polytechnic State University Cases: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project