The University in the Manner of Tiananmen Square

15 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2011

See all articles by William W. Van Alstyne

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: November 29, 1993


This recount of Duke University's academic council's adoption of an offensive verbal conduct rule exposes the difficulties in distinguishing offensive speech within a university setting.

Keywords: offensive speech, university, professor

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., The University in the Manner of Tiananmen Square (November 29, 1993). Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1993, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-169, Available at SSRN:

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