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Here’s what the law says about protesting on Texas college campuses

Students can generally peacefully protest, regardless of their viewpoint, but colleges and authorities may enforce some restrictions and criminal laws to maintain peace and order.

UT Austin students protest in downtown Austin following Donald Trump's presidential victory, Nov. 9, 2016.

When is protesting considered free speech?

Is a permit necessary to protest?

What are the risks of protesting?

What happens if I'm confronted by authorities?

What are protestors’ rights if they’re detained or arrested?

Are there free speech resources for students and Texans?

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