UH Settles First Amendment Suit

December 3, 2014

By Colin M. Stewart at Hawaii Tribune-Herald

A pair of University of Hawaii at Hilo students is claiming a victory for free speech after the school agreed Tuesday to settle a First Amendment lawsuit filed in April.

Merritt Burch and Anthony Vizzone sued the university after an administrator stopped Burch from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution and another told them to restrict a protest of the National Security Agency to a “free speech zone” on campus...

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