Vague Professional Codes Threaten Student Speech Rights

By January 15, 2015

By Will Creeley at The Huffington Post 

As 2015 arrives, students nationwide should beware a new threat to the First Amendment on campus: the use of vague, broad "professional codes" to punish student speech. A pair of First Amendment challenges brought by students punished for violating professional standards are currently before federal appellate courts, with important decisions expected in the new year...