Free Speech FAQ

Free speech is indispensable to our society, and it has particular importance here at UC Berkeley, the home of the Free Speech Movement. Below are a series of questions and answers related to free speech on campus, the First Amendment, the rights of student groups and controversial speakers and Berkeley’s commitment to community safety.

These questions have been edited for accuracy by Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law and a celebrated scholar of constitutional law.

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