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According to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, 1 in 10 of the top 400 universities in the United States has a free speech zone. Diana Ginn, a professor at Schulich School of Law, said she finds the idea of free speech zones odd. She illustrated her concerns by applying free speech zone logic ...

The section of legislation dealing with speech on campus, referred to as the “Campus Free Expression Act,” specifically defines both free speech zones and outdoor areas. A free-speech zone is defined as “an area on a campus of a public institution of higher education which is designated for the purpose ...
The legislation, called the Excellence in Higher Education Act, reads: “A public institution of higher education may not designate any area of campus as a free speech zone or otherwise create policies restricting expressive activities to a particular outdoor area of campus.” Students, faculty, and staff of a ...
Sen. Galvano says lawmakers worked with Scott's office on the measure this year, according to News Service Florida. Legislation regarding the elimination of free speech zones was rolled into the Excellence in Higher Education Act after a rollercoaster start as its own bill, the “Campus Free Expression Act.".
(AP) -- Two organizations are criticizing new University of Nebraska directives on free speech and draft proposals on campus free speech zones. University of Nebraska campuses were directed to develop policies that limit public forums to certain buildings and grounds after the Board of Regents approved ...
The university's College Democrats President Sophie Siegel had successfully organized consecutive body positivity Slutwalks that ventured out of the allotted 'Free Speech Zone', in 2017 and 2018, without attaining permission from campus administration. Siegel affirmed that the university's officials have ...


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