First Amendment

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U remains committed to free speech on campus

As a public campus, the U upholds freedom of expression and the right of speakers and audiences to be free from undue disruption and interference as protected by the Constitution.


Where is the line drawn?

Legal experts debate the extent of First Amendment protections on college campuses.


Respecting the 1st Amendment

Events ranging from a white nationalists’ rally in Charlottesville, home to the University of Virginia, to scheduled appearances of conservative commentator Ben Shapiro at UC Berkeley and the University of Utah have prompted cheers and jeers and many questions about the parameters of the First Amendment.