Former Arizona State Student Appeals Conviction for Distributing Constitution Copies

Liberty Justice Center filed an appeal on behalf of a former Arizona State University student who was convicted of trespassing when he handed out copies of the U.S. Constitution on campus.

Tim Tizon was arrested last March after he refused to stop distributing pamphlets of the Constitution while still a student at the university. Tizon is appealing to the Maricopa County Circuit Court and is being represented pro bono by Liberty Justice Center.

“If free speech means anything, it means that in a public area at a public university a student should not be arrested for handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution,” Reilly Stephens, Liberty Justice Center staff attorney, told the Daily Caller. “It starts being as simple as that.”

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