Liberal and conservative scholars weigh in on U. Of Oklahoma student expulsion

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They agree it was unconstitutional

"Official punishment for speech could be legal if the students’ chant constituted a direct threat, leading a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety, or if it seemed likely to provoke an immediate violent response, according to Mr. Chemerinsky and several other legal scholars, liberal and conservative alike.

But in this case, these experts said, there is no evidence of any direct threat or provocation, and as a publicly financed institution, the university is subject to constitutional boundaries."

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/1...oma-students-leads-to-free-speech-debate.html
 

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They agree it was unconstitutional

"Official punishment for speech could be legal if the students’ chant constituted a direct threat, leading a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety, or if it seemed likely to provoke an immediate violent response, according to Mr. Chemerinsky and several other legal scholars, liberal and conservative alike.

But in this case, these experts said, there is no evidence of any direct threat or provocation, and as a publicly financed institution, the university is subject to constitutional boundaries."

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/1...oma-students-leads-to-free-speech-debate.html
Meh, expulsion might have been too far. But at least they have to take their racist shit elsewhere.
 

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