Rhode Island Students Do Not Have a Right to Party, Judge Rules

The framers of the U.S. Constitution did not lay out a right to party, according to Judge William E. Smith, of the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island. Judge Smith ruled on Friday that the town of Narragansett, R.I., could continue to put bright yellow stickers on houses whose residents are deemed too raucous. The town began labeling residences in 2007 in an effort to crack down on partying college students who rent houses there, reports The Providence Journal. Oral arguments in the case were held at the Roger Williams University School of Law, where Judge Smith is an adjunct professor, the paper reported.

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