‘USA Today’ on UC Davis, Pepper Spray, and Free Speech on Campus

October 3, 2012

Over at USA Today College, Jordan Friedman reports on the University of California, Davis incident where student protesters were pepper-sprayed while exercising their First Amendment rights. The students were each awarded $30,000 as a part of a settlement last week. Friedman notes:

[T]he incident at UC-Davis and its implications raise a greater question: What are common restrictions to students’ free-speech rights on college campuses, and when are these limits justified?

Friedman enlists FIRE’s own Will Creeley and the Student Press Law Center’s Frank LoMonte to answer that question. Check it out!

Schools:  University of California, Davis