University of Michigan Caves on ‘Feelings’ After DOJ Goes After Anti-Free Speech Policy

Yesterday the Department of Justice filed a letter of interest in a lawsuit against the University of Michigan for a series of First Amendment violations.

A reminder of the case, Speech First, Inc. v. Schlissel:

The United States’ Statement of Interest argues that the University of Michigan’s Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities, which prohibits “harassment,” “bullying,” and “bias,” is unconstitutional because it offers no clear, objective definitions of the violations.  Instead, the Statement refers students to a wide array of “examples of various interpretations that exist for the terms,” many of which depend on a listener’s subjective reaction to speech.

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