Why the ‘Harvard Law Review’ comment defending campus speech codes matters

August 20, 2009

Today the good folks over at the Law Librarian Blog (LLB) picked up on the recent kerfuffle surrounding a student-authored case comment that appeared in the April issue of the Harvard Law Review. The HLR comment--published unsigned, per the journal's policy--strongly criticized the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's 2008 decision to overturn Temple University's speech code, arguing that speech codes are constitutional and that the case (DeJohn v. Temple University, 537 F.3d 301 (3d Cir. 2008)) was wrongly decided...