ERIC Number: ED328204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Regulating Racial Harassment on Campus: A Legal Compendium.
Hustoles, Thomas P., Ed.; Connolly, Walter B., Jr., Ed.
The purpose of this compendium is to provide tools for college and university counsel and administrators to consider their institution's approach concerning the balance of First Amendment values with the harm caused by racial harassment. Section I examines the development of the University of Michigan's initial policy broadly regulating harassment, offering background to the university's experience, the judge's decision, and the revised policy adopted in response to the court decision. Section II consists of sample policies adopted or proposed by colleges and universities, including Stanford University, University of Texas, University of California, University of Wisconsin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Emory University. This section also includes the New York University School of Law's procedures for student discipline, including a broad definition of discipline for "bias," and the Harvard Law School Guidelines for student-sponsored speakers, which include a statement of principle on the "right to dissent" and some examples suggesting the limits of "acceptable dissent." Section III includes selected articles, commentary, and outlines, including, among others: "Public Response to Racist Speech: Considering the Victim's Story" (Mari J. Matsuda); "Looking Ahead to the 1990's: Constitutional Law and American Colleges and Universities" (Martha Minow); "Freedom of Expression under the First Amendment and Racial Harassment on Campus" (Jane Brandt Bulbin); "Racial Harassment at Universities: Legal Issues To Consider when Developing and Implementing a Racial Harassment Policy" (Walter B. Connolly, Jr., and Alison B. Marshall); "The Constitutional Status of Expressive Conduct after the Flag-Burning Decision" (Lawrence White); and "Bibliography: The First Amendment and Racial Harassment on Campus" (Jane Brandt Bulbin and others.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Discipline Policy, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Intellectual Freedom, Legal Responsibility, Policy Formation, Racial Bias, Racial Relations, School Policy
National Association of College and University Attorneys, One Dupont Circle, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20036 ($27.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Coll. and Univ. Attorneys, Washington, DC.