Procedural Due Process and State University Students

23 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: 1963


This examination seeks to address the problems both universities and students confront regarding the growth of student expression. It is noted that contemporary students sometimes have fewer rights than petty criminals and this article explores the common reasons behind universities’ abbreviated procedures and reconcile those reasons with students’ emerging Fourteenth Amendment rights.

Keywords: free speech, student, university, Fourteenth Amendment

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., Procedural Due Process and State University Students (1963). UCLA Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 368, 1963, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-127, Available at SSRN:

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