Gina Luttrell

About Gina Luttrell

Gina graduated cum laude from Georgia’s Agnes Scott College in 2011, receiving a B.A. in philosophy and political science. While in college, she co-founded and lead the Agnes Scott College Libertarians, which held a number of free speech events on campus during her tenure. After graduating, Gina completed the Koch Summer Fellow Program through the Institute for Humane studies at the Sam Adams Alliance, where she completed projects in web and graphic design. In 2012, her passion for discourse and discussion led her to FIRE.


  • Winthrop Student Newspaper Criticizes Administration’s Lack of Respect for Freedoms of Speech, Press, April 16, 2013

  • Some U. of Rochester Students Just Don’t Get How Free Speech Works, April 12, 2013

  • Pasadena City College Suspiciously Puts Newspaper Advisor on Leave, April 5, 2013

  • University of Rochester and Towson U. Get It Right on Recent Controversies, April 4, 2013

  • Campus Progress Asks: Can Universities Restrict Free Speech on Campus?, March 20, 2013

  • FIRE Legal Fellow Reviews New Book on Academic Freedom for ‘Reason’, March 11, 2013

  • Duke vs. Freedom, March 5, 2013

  • Injustice at DePaul Hits News Outlets Across the Country, March 4, 2013

  • FIRE in San Francisco This Week!, February 25, 2013

  • U. of Alabama Shakes Up Harlem Shake Attempt, February 19, 2013

  • Articles

  • IIP Digital, March 5, 2014, College Journalists Uphold Press Freedom

  • Times News Online, March 3, 2014, Good week for backers of personal liberties

  • Minding the Campus, March 2, 2014, Ole Miss Seeks to Put First Amendment in a Noose

  • RealClearPolitics, February 28, 2014, On College Campuses, a Presumption of Guilt

  • CitizenLink, February 27, 2014, California College Student Wins Settlement in Free Speech Case

  • The Modesto Bee, February 27, 2014, ‘Freedom wins,’ says Modesto Junior College student, but free speech lawsuit settlement not final

  • Bay Area News Group, February 26, 2014, Contra Costa Times editorial: Modesto Junior College right to admit its mistake and remove campus free-speech limits

  • Western Journalism, February 26, 2014, College Loses Its Battle Against Free Speech

  • Fox News, February 25, 2014, California college student teaches school $50,000 lesson on Constitution

  • The Blaze, February 25, 2014, California College Learns $50,000 Lesson in Fight With Student Over First Amendment