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Campus Speech

The Fifth Circuit revived a student free speech group’s First and Fourteenth Amendment challenges to the University of Texas’ campus speech regulations, which, among other types of speech, prohibit statements that constitute verbal harassment. The “chilling effect” of the regulations is a sufficient injury for the student group to have standing.

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit revived a student free speech group’s First and 14th Amendment challenges to the University of Texas’ campus speech regulations, which, among other types of speech, prohibit statements that constitute verbal harassment. The “chilling effect” of the regulations is a sufficient injury for the student group to have standing. 

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