WVU Ends ‘Free-Speech Zones’

November 17, 2002

By Bill Steigerwald at Pittsburgh Sunday Tribune-Review

Students at West Virginia University are now free to practice First Amendment rights on their entire campus.

Until nine days ago, WVU's 22,000 undergrads — like students at hundreds of other colleges whose restrictive free-speech policies have raised the ire of civil libertarians — were able to practice their First Amendment rights only on about 5 percent of the campus...

Schools: West Virginia University Cases: West Virginia University: Limit on Speech to Campus “Free Speech Zones”