ERIC Number: EJ625866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Giving It the Old College "Trial": First Amendment Issues Surrounding the Use of Mandatory Student Fees at Public Universities.
Texas Education Review, v1 n2 p64-71 Sum 2000
Argues that using mandatory fees to fund political speech violates college students' rights if they object to that speech. Cases from two states highlight arguments on both sides of this question. Rejects the Supreme Court's decision upholding such fees, arguing that forced contributions to political groups violates the First Amendment and the spirit of free political debate on campus. (SM)
Descriptors: Fees, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Public Colleges, Student Costs
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment