University of Kentucky; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Part I; Code of Student Conduct; Article II-University Rights of Students; 2.5-2.51

August 28, 2013

2.5 Right to a Free Student Press

2.51 Student publications must be free to deal openly, fearlessly and responsibly with issues of interest and importance to the academic community. Student publications will avoid such practices as the use of libel, undocumented allegations, obscenity, attacks on personal integrity, deliberate deception of its readers, unnecessary harassment and innuendo, and other violations of individual rights. The editors shall have the right to editorial freedom without the prior approval of copy and will be protected against dismissal or suspension, except for violations of policies established by the Board of Student Publications. Such policies shall be in accordance with the guarantees contained herein.