Discriminatory Harassment Rules

 This first discussion asks you to examine a policy that a university has established that prohibits certain types of “harassment” on its campus. It might help you to quickly check out this link to the U.S. State Department’s Discriminatory Harassment Policy (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. One university has a rule that bans “discriminatory harassment,” which is defined as “conduct (oral, written, graphic, or physical) directed against any person or group…that has the purpose or reasonably foreseeable effect of creating an offensive, demeaning, intimidating, or hostile environment.” Analyze this rule’s impact on free expression using various 1st Amendment criteria and concepts discussed in Chapter 11.