wearing the shirt. The College defended its actions, citing a) academicfreedom and b) that it is not suppressing Remir’s message at all times, just within the College during class hours.
1. As Remir’s lawyer, defend his actions and/or oppose the College. (20 points)
During the pendency of the case in court, Remir interrupted the project presentation of Jon, a homosexual student (and one of the more vocalopponents of Remir’s t-shirt message). Remir forced his way into theclassroom and held up a white board with the message: “DAMN ASO!”,
Carlos Celdran. Remir. also shouted: “Stop messing with myfreedom of expression! Enough with the pussification of this College!”Humiliated, Jon attempted to kill himself days later.
2. Would the above circumstances change how the court should decidethe case? Discuss. (10 points)
The Second Case
While Remir’s case was pending, Julius, an openly homosexual student, published a “Note” on his “Friendface” account. The Note was not madeaccessible to the general public. Instead, it was shared with about a dozenof his Friendface contacts. Part of the post read:
Let’s take some time to talk about this manly man, this preening, posingmacho man who recently made all that fuss about his freedom to offendother people.Methinks that Mister Big Guy doth protest too much. Rumor has it that allthis rage and homophobia is coming from a place you’d least expect. I haveit on good authority that Mister Big Guy is a big closet queen himself,frequenting a popular gay bar in Quezon City and treating himself to aseaweed facial every week.…