Macomb Community College
Location: Warren, Michigan
Type: No Type Yet
Federal Circuit: 6th Circuit
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Red Light Policies
Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, StatementThe following behaviors are prohibited while using College information technology resources, including computers and networks owned or operated by Macomb Community College, or to which Macomb Community College is connected. ... Sending chain letters, junk mail, "spam," "flaming," "mailbombs," or other similar types of broadcast messages; Sending a message to more than ten (10) internal or external email addresses except as required to conduct College business; ... Sending messages that are malicious or that a reasonable person would find to be harassing or threatening ....
Last updated: June 9, 2004
Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, StatementThe College prohibits verbal or physical acts based on race,
Last updated: December 15, 2013
color, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status,
pregnancy, height or weight that have no professionally
appropriate relationship to the subject matter of a course and
are so severe and pervasive that they objectively either (i)
unreasonably interfere with an individual's work or academic performance, or (ii) create an intimidating, hostile or offensive
learning or working environment.
Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, StatementFor purposes of this Policy, the term "sexual harassment" means: ...
Last updated: December 15, 2013
Unwelcome verbal or physical acts that are based on sex, have no professionally appropriate relationship to the subject matter of a course, and are so severe and pervasive that they objectively either (i) have the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work or academic performance, or (ii) create an intimidating, hostile or offensive learning or working environment.
March 3, 2017
By Derek Draplin at Michigan Capitol Confidential Macomb Community College enforces a speech code that would warrant a “yellow light” rating for being unreasonably restrictive of students’ free expression rights in the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s “Spotlight” database of schools… Read more here.» Read More
November 10, 2017
This week, Alliance Defending Freedom announced settlements in two First Amendment lawsuits that it brought on behalf of student organizations. The settlements are victories for free speech and highlight the monetary costs of violating students’ expressive rights. The first case, Fresno State Students for Life v. Thatcher, was filed on behalf of Fresno State Students for Life. On May 2, members of Students for Life began chalking messages on the sidewalks near their university’s library. (The students had obtained permission from college administrators to draw the messages on the sidewalk.) As the students were finishing up, they were approached by […]» Read More
Despite Letters from FIRE, Macomb Community College Fails to Clarify Student Civility Statement, Rectify Speech Code
July 7, 2011
When FIRE writes to universities expressing our concerns about policies restricting campus speech, we ideally hope to receive a response expressing the university’s willingness to revise those policies that violate the First Amendment or, in the case of private institutions, the very promises of free expression made by those schools. Short of that, we at least hope to receive a response acknowledging our free speech concerns and stating that the university will look into the matter further. In the case of Macomb Community College (MCC) in Michigan, however, we have received neither. FIRE has written MCC twice in recent months, […]» Read More