by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports on the latest from the UNC Board of Governors:
The board’s policy will simply get all UNC campuses on the same page when it comes to the First Amendment, said board member Steve Long. The Raleigh-based lawyer, who has been at the center of recent controversy over UNC Law School’s Center for Civil Rights, helmed a subcommittee to draft the policy.
A consistent set of rules will help administrators know how to deal with “substantial disruptions,” Long said.
A “substantial disruption” includes disorderly conduct, curfew violations, and trespassing, the policy draft states.
Read the bill that directs the Board of Governors to draft the free-speech policy.