Catherine Sevcenko

About Catherine Sevcenko

Catherine Sevcenko graduated magna cum laude from George Mason School of Law after a career as a Foreign Service Officer. Postings in Budapest, Munich, and Moscow before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall gave her a deep appreciation for the power of free speech. After law school, Catherine clerked on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals before starting work as an associate at Steptoe & Johnson, LLC. After leaving Steptoe, Catherine joined the appellate group at the U.S. Trustees Program at the Department of Justice. Most recently, she was interim Executive Director for the U.S. Chess Center, a non-profit in Washington, D.C. that teaches chess to children.


Commentary

  • Boston College Students Experience the Benefits of True Civil Debate, October 7, 2013

  • U. of Montana Faculty Criticize Mandatory Reports to Government on Sexual Misconduct Training Attendance, September 27, 2013

  • With Friends Like These: Beware Faculty Who Try to Censor Their Colleagues, September 26, 2013

  • Modesto Junior College’s Attempts at Damage Control Fail, September 20, 2013

  • In ‘The Hill,’ FIRE’s Cohn Discusses North Carolina’s Right to Counsel Law, September 11, 2013

  • Virginia Tech Supports the Troops and the First Amendment at the Same Time, September 6, 2013

  • Coastal Carolina University Bans the Local Alternative Newspaper from Campus, August 22, 2013

  • Censorship of Art on Campus Is Also Unlearning Liberty, August 16, 2013

  • University of California System Protects Faculty Freedom of Speech, August 1, 2013

  • Not Plausible That the First Amendment Protects Offensive Classroom Speech?, July 29, 2013