CUNY School of Law
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Second Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||Dean Michelle Anderson
CUNY School of Law
2 Court Square
Long Island City, NY 11101
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On this page, FIRE has excerpted policies that address speech and expression. You may download the full policy in .pdf form, below.
Restrictions on Expressive Rights
Harassment Policies (Learn More)
Student Handbook: CUNY Board of Trustees Policy Against Sexual Harassment 11-12
constitute sexual harassment, if sufficiently severe or pervasive
that the target does find, and a reasonable person would find,
that an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic
environment has been created. Examples of this kind of sexual
harassment include, but are not limited to, the following:
- sexual comments, teasing, or jokes;
- sexual slurs, demeaning epithets, derogatory statements, or
other verbal abuse;
- graphic or sexually suggestive comments about an
individual's attire or body;
- inquiries or discussions about sexual activities;
- pressure to accept social invitations, to meet privately, to date,
or to have sexual relations;
- sexually suggestive letters or other written materials;
Internet Usage Policies
Student Handbook: Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources 11-12
computer resources may not employ a false identity, mask
the identity of an account or computer, or use computer
resources to engage in abuse of others, such as sending
harassing, obscene, threatening, abusive, deceptive, or
anonymous messages within or outside CUNY.
for partisan political activity is also prohibited.
Other Speech Codes
Student Handbook: CUNY Rules of Conduct 11-12
guest has the right to advocate his position without having to
fear abuse--physical, verbal, or otherwise from others
supporting conflicting points of view. Members of the
academic community and other persons on the Law School
grounds shall not use language or take actions reasonably likely
to provoke or encourage physical violence by demonstrators,
those demonstrated against, or spectators.
Student Handbook: Student Organizations 11-12
program against the religion, race, ethnic origin or
identification or sex of a particular group or which makes
systematic attacks against the religion, race, ethnic origin or sex
of a particular group shall receive support from any fees
collected by the law school or be permitted to organize or
continue at any law school or school.
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in July 2012. According to FIRE’s research the substantive policies are current at least until this date. Directory information, including the name of the president of the college or university, may have been updated more recently. If any policy has been revised, or if you believe that we are in error, please contact us.