Inside Higher Ed:  “At Hinds Community College, swearing can get you in trouble. ‘Public profanity, cursing and vulgarity’ are all punishable with a $25 fine for a first offense, and a $50 fine for a second offense. Further, the offense of ‘flagrant disrespect’ (which may be demonstrated by swearing, as became clear Tuesday when a controversy over the code went public) can earn a student demerits that could lead to suspension.”

For an excellent article on this topic, see “Law Professor With Too Much Free Time Writes Scholarly Law Review Article on Middle Finger Law.”