United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

United States Military Academy has been given the speech code rating Warning. FIRE provides a "Warning" rating to prospective students and faculty members when a private university clearly and consistently states that it holds a certain set of values above a commitment to freedom of speech. Read more
  • West Point Catalog: Restrictions on Personal Conduct in the Armed Forces 13-14

    Speech Code Rating: Not Yet Rated
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: July 18, 2014

    Military life is fundamentally different from civilian life. The military has its own laws, rules, customs, and traditions, including numerous restrictions on personal behavior. These are necessary because military units and personnel must maintain the high standards of morality, good order and discipline, and unit ... Read More
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