By: Shanlon Wu
Being an American, you have the right to protest peacefully.
This right remains present even as a student. You are allowed to speak out and pass out flyers and petitions. You also have the right to wear expressive clothing.
These rights are, however, not without limit. So, while you’re well within your rights to protest as a student, you may not know when you’ve crossed the line. Although you may not mean to break the law, what if you do? And what happens if you get arrested as a result? Or perhaps, you didn’t even break the law, yet you got arrested nonetheless.
DC Student Defense Attorney Shan Wu is here to work with all students facing issues with their university or law enforcement for these types of issues.