Will Creeley

About Will Creeley

William Creeley, FIRE’s Director of Legal and Public Advocacy, is a proud native of Buffalo, N.Y. William graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2003. As an undergraduate, he earned a B.A. magna cum laude in political science and critical theory, served as a student senator, received a Founders’ Day Award, and was the graduation speaker for both the Gallatin School graduation ceremony and the All-University commencement. In 2006, William graduated from New York University School of Law, where he served as an associate executive editor for the New York University Law Review. A former FIRE legal intern (2004), William began defending student and faculty rights for FIRE in 2006. William has spoken to students, faculty, and administrators at events across the country and online and has led FIRE’s Continuing Legal Education programs in New York and Pennsylvania.


Commentary

  • Good News for the Student Press at University of Wisconsin-Stout, October 29, 2014

  • Cal State’s Mass Derecognition of Christian Student Groups Draws Criticism from FIRE Chairman, Board Member, September 19, 2014

  • ‘SF Chronicle’ Columnist Latest to Voice Opposition to California’s SB 967, September 12, 2014

  • Citrus College Suspends Enforcement of Challenged Policies as Lawsuit Proceeds, September 11, 2014

  • MIT Grad Student Raises Concerns About Broad New Hazing Policy, September 5, 2014

  • A Year Later, Impact of Feds’ ‘Blueprint’ Comes into Focus, August 28, 2014

  • Reviewing the Senate Subcommittee’s Report on Campus Sexual Assault Policies, July 14, 2014

  • FIRE’s Sevcenko on Iowa State Lawsuit for ‘Huffington Post’, July 10, 2014

  • FIRE’s Shibley in ‘Washington Post’: Lawsuits ‘About to Become a Lot More Common’, July 2, 2014

  • For Campus Sexual Assault, Slate’s Bazelon Calls for Expulsion—and ‘Clear and Convincing’, June 13, 2014

  • ‘NY Times’ on Lasting Impact of ‘CLS v. Martinez’, June 10, 2014

  • Hey, Evergreen State: Let It Go!, June 6, 2014

  • Bloomberg Blasts ‘Disinvitation Season’ in Harvard Commencement Address, June 3, 2014

  • FOIA Request for UVA Law Prof’s Records Threatens Academic Freedom, May 28, 2014

  • Still Digging: Kansas State Board of Regents’ Latest Social Media Policy Remains Flawed, May 9, 2014

  • Concern Grows over White House Task Force’s Recommendations, May 6, 2014

  • Greg on ‘Fox & Friends’ Saturday Morning to Talk Brandeis, ‘Disinvitation Season’, April 11, 2014

  • Tyler Clementi Act: Still Well-Intentioned, Still a Threat to Free Expression, March 31, 2014

  • UNC Wilmington Professor’s Day in Court Finally Arrives, March 17, 2014

  • A Closer Look at FIRE’s ‘Susan B. Anthony List’ Brief, March 7, 2014

  • Two Wrongs Still Don’t Make a Right: AAUP, NCAC Slam Maryland Anti-Boycott Bill, March 6, 2014

  • FIRE Files Brief With Supreme Court in ‘Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus’, March 4, 2014

  • Ignoring Academic Freedom, South Carolina Legislators Aim to Punish Public Colleges for Choice of Books, February 21, 2014

  • Angry over ‘Sex Week,’ Legislators in Tennessee Attempt to Bar Outside Speakers from Campus, February 21, 2014

  • SUNY Oswego Paper to Student Body: ‘Test Free Speech on Campus’, February 14, 2014

  • Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: ASA Boycott and NY State Legislature Both Threaten Academic Freedom, February 3, 2014

  • ‘Kindly Inquisitors’ Anniversary Edition Now in Paperback, February 3, 2014

  • FIRE President Lukianoff Named to Media Institute’s Advisory Board, January 30, 2014

  • New White House Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault Presents New Opportunity to Protect Civil Liberties, January 28, 2014

  • Hey, Kansas Board of Regents: Remember the First Rule of Holes…, January 23, 2014

  • FIRE’s Joe Cohn in ‘RealClearPolicy': ‘A New Year for Student Rights’, January 9, 2014

  • North Carolina Newspaper: Free Speech ‘Indispensable Ally’ of Tolerance, January 6, 2014

  • FIRE’s Majeed on Continuing Folly of Free Speech Zones, December 31, 2013

  • FIRE Welcomes Ari Cohn Back to Staff, November 25, 2013

  • Ron Collins on ‘Dystopian,’ ‘Destructive’ Folly of Campus Free Speech Zones, November 8, 2013

  • FIRE Statement on Brown University President’s Letter to Brown Community, November 6, 2013

  • Shibley: Scary Times for Free Inquiry at Hampshire College, October 31, 2013

  • At Brown, Free Speech Loses as Hecklers Silence NYPD Commissioner, October 30, 2013

  • The University of Kansas’ Response to Professor’s Controversial Tweet Threatens Speech. Here’s Why., September 25, 2013

  • Victory for Academic Freedom: Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Ban on Faculty Speech, July 1, 2013

  • Introducing FIRE Legal Intern Cara Gagliano, June 14, 2013

  • ThinkProgress’ Defense of ‘Blueprint’ Misses the Mark, June 7, 2013

  • Five Questions for the Office for Civil Rights, May 31, 2013

  • How the Federal Blueprint Breaks New Ground, May 24, 2013

  • Former OCR Attorney Details Federal Government’s Shocking Break with Legal Precedent, Common Sense, May 10, 2013

  • Greenwald to Central Washington Students: No Idea Beyond Challenge, May 10, 2013

  • FIRE in New Jersey’s ‘Star-Ledger': Federal Bullying Law Not the Answer to Rutgers Basketball Scandal, April 9, 2013

  • New FIRE Legal Scholarship from Former Jackson Fellow Andrew Kloster, April 8, 2013

  • Nearly Six Years After Filing, UNC-Wilmington Professor’s First Amendment Lawsuit Heads to Trial, March 26, 2013

  • Encouraging Ruling in Whistleblowing Scientist’s Suit Against UCLA, March 26, 2013

  • U. of Tennessee Rescinds ‘Sex Week’ Funding Under Legislative Pressure; Private Donors Step In, March 22, 2013

  • Chicago’s ‘Persepolis’ Ban: Turning Education into a ‘Bland, Boring, Irrelevant Slog’, March 22, 2013

  • Student Suspended for ‘Hot for Teacher’ Essay Sues Oakland University Administrators, March 18, 2013

  • A Fond Farewell to the ‘Boston Phoenix’, March 15, 2013

  • In ‘New York Times,’ Bazelon Argues against Broad Definitions of Bullying, March 13, 2013

  • FIRE’s Shibley in ‘Forbes’ on Harvard E-mail Scandal, March 12, 2013

  • Controversy Grows over UNC’s Response to Sexual Assault Claim, March 6, 2013

  • Student Critic of University of North Carolina’s Sexual Misconduct Procedures Faces Discipline under Speech Code, February 26, 2013

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Thankful for School’s ‘Green Light’, February 21, 2013

  • FIRE’s Robert Shibley On Air with Vicki McKenna This Evening, February 18, 2013

  • New AAUP Statement on Campus Sexual Assault: ‘Clear and Convincing Evidence’ Standard ‘Necessary’ to Protect Due Process, Shared Governance, February 14, 2013

  • SPLC’s LoMonte Takes On FAMU’s ‘Hostile Takeover’ of Student Newspaper, February 12, 2013

  • Barnes Verdict Expected Today, February 1, 2013

  • UPDATE: Hayden Barnes Trial Underway in Georgia; New Video with Attorney Bob Corn-Revere, January 29, 2013

  • Greenwald: Banning ‘Hate Speech’? What Could Go Wrong?, January 9, 2013

  • ‘Grand Forks Herald’ Calls for University of North Dakota to Revise December’s Speech Code of the Month, January 7, 2013

  • Greg Looks Back at 2012 in ‘Huffington Post’, December 31, 2012

  • Revisiting Twitter Controversy, University of Rhode Island President Issues New Statement Acknowledging First Amendment, December 28, 2012

  • SPLC’s Goldstein in ‘Huffington Post’: Campus Courts Shouldn’t Handle Sexual Assault Charges, December 21, 2012

  • After Sixth Circuit Loss, Eastern Michigan U Settles with Expelled Counseling Student, December 12, 2012

  • More Praise for ‘Unlearning Liberty’, December 10, 2012

  • Victory for Freedom of the Press at Ithaca College, November 15, 2012

  • Free Speech on Campus: Just For a ‘Select Few’?, November 9, 2012

  • On KCUR’s ‘Central Standard,’ Greg Talks Critical Thinking and Free Speech, November 8, 2012

  • Middlebury Update: Students Guilty, But No Punishment for Hoax Press Release, November 5, 2012

  • Noted Evolutionary Biologist Jerry Coyne: ‘Free speech on campus in peril’, November 2, 2012

  • At Middlebury, Embarrassing the Administration Has a Cost, October 30, 2012

  • Greg Guest-Blogging for ‘Volokh Conspiracy’ All Week!, October 29, 2012

  • Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Oregon State Student Newspaper, October 24, 2012

  • David Cole in ‘New York Review of Books’: ‘More Speech is Better’, October 19, 2012

  • FIRE’s Andrew Kloster in the ‘Stanford Law Review Online’, October 10, 2012

  • Must Be an Election Year: Censorship of Political Speech on Campus Continues, October 8, 2012

  • Victory for Free Speech: Christopher Newport University Revises Demonstration Policy, September 26, 2012

  • FIRE Asks Christopher Newport University to Respect Student Protest, Repeal Free Speech Zone, September 25, 2012

  • FIRE Chairman Takes On Harvard’s Renewed Civility Push, September 24, 2012

  • Extra! Extra! Read All About the Seven Best Colleges for Free Speech!, September 7, 2012

  • Brandeis Columnist: ‘Restore Louis Brandeis’ free speech legacy’, September 5, 2012

  • ‘Inside Higher Ed’ on Student-Athletes and Social Media, August 28, 2012

  • ‘Red & Black’ Update, August 17, 2012

  • UC President Yudof’s Office Responds to FIRE’s Letter, August 9, 2012

  • Expelled Valdosta State Student Earns Early Win in State Court, July 27, 2012

  • New ‘Guide’ in ‘Huffington Post’, July 19, 2012

  • UCLA Drops a Speech Code, July 3, 2012

  • Federal Court Dismisses Counseling Student’s First Amendment Suit, June 28, 2012

  • A Closer Look at ‘Tatro v. University of Minnesota’, June 22, 2012

  • Minnesota Supreme Court Issues Ruling in ‘Tatro’, June 20, 2012

  • Introducing Jordan Von Bokern from University of Chicago Law School, June 19, 2012

  • Three Key Points to UC Court Victory, June 14, 2012

  • Happy Birthday, Nat Hentoff!, June 11, 2012

  • Victory Stands: Eleventh Circuit Denies Former Valdosta State President’s Appeal, June 7, 2012

  • Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Ward Churchill Case Thursday, June 6, 2012

  • ‘Stanford Review’ Questions University’s Political Speech Policy, May 21, 2012

  • Kissel to Georgetown: Honor Commitment to Free Speech, May 17, 2012

  • FIRE’s Legal Network Seeks a Few Good Attorneys, May 15, 2012

  • ‘Crimson’ Reports on Due Process Concerns as Harvard Revises Sexual Assault Policy, May 14, 2012

  • Following Controversial Blog Entry, ‘Chronicle of Higher Education’ Firing Makes Waves, May 9, 2012

  • Cornell Becomes Latest College to Incorporate “Two-Tier” Disciplinary Process Following OCR Mandate, April 27, 2012

  • ‘Inside Higher Ed’, KC Johnson on the University of North Carolina’s New ‘Two-tiered’ Disciplinary Procedures, April 26, 2012

  • Free Speech Week Fallout at American University, April 17, 2012

  • Civil Disobedience and Free Speech on Campus, April 16, 2012

  • Thomas Jefferson Center Awards “Muzzles” to Censors at Catawba Valley, Sam Houston State, April 12, 2012

  • Chicago State Abandons Effort to Muzzle Faculty, April 9, 2012

  • Chicago State’s Shameful Attempt to Muzzle Faculty, April 6, 2012

  • Answering Questions from Tuesday’s Webinar, April 6, 2012

  • In ‘Wall Street Journal,’ Reason’s Nick Gillespie Highlights Problems with Anti-Bullying Legislation, April 2, 2012

  • Shibley in ‘Daily Caller’ on FIRE’s 12 Worst Colleges for Free Speech, March 28, 2012

  • Wendy Kaminer Highlights VAWA’s Potential Impact on Campus Due Process in ‘The Atlantic’, March 20, 2012

  • Jonathan Turley: ‘Free Speech Under Fire’, March 12, 2012

  • With Federal Lawsuit Filed, University of Cincinnati Allows Student Group Temporary Reprieve From Free Speech Zone — But Continues to Defend Illiberal Policy, March 7, 2012

  • Introducing Joseph Cohn, March 6, 2012

  • SPLC: Montana State Court Latest to Apply Common Sense to Colleges’ FERPA Excuses, March 5, 2012

  • A Thoughtful Critique of New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Law, February 22, 2012

  • UM Student Newspaper Weighs in on ‘Tatro’ and Defends Students’ Free Speech, February 17, 2012

  • Sixth Circuit Relies on High School Cases to Assess Graduate Student’s Rights, February 10, 2012

  • FIRE in ‘National Review Online’ on Impact of Discriminatory ‘All-Comers’ Policy at Vanderbilt, February 6, 2012

  • SPLC’s LoMonte: High Stakes for Student Speech in ‘Tatro’, February 6, 2012

  • After Vandy’s Ill-Advised Choice, Revisiting ‘CLS v. Martinez’ Warning, February 1, 2012

  • In ‘Ward v. Polite,’ Sixth Circuit Reaches Right Result, but with Wrong Reasoning, January 30, 2012

  • Sixth Circuit: Expelled Counseling Student Will Have Day in Court, January 27, 2012

  • ‘Stossel in the Classroom’ Highlights FIRE Resources, January 26, 2012

  • Media Hammers East Carolina University for Adviser’s Firing, January 20, 2012

  • Bonilla: Campus Free Speech Crucial During Election Season, January 20, 2012

  • University of Florida Revises 2011 Speech Code of the Year; Many Problems Remain, January 12, 2012

  • Speech Code Report 2012: Slowly but Surely, Green Lights Grow and Red Lights Recede, January 10, 2012

  • Answering a Critic of Friday’s Open Letter to OCR, January 9, 2012

  • Victory for Free Speech: California’s Chico State Scraps Unconstitutional ‘Speech Code of the Year’, January 4, 2012

  • Hans Bader Deconstructs Widener’s ‘Retaliation’ Argument, January 4, 2012

  • Why the Office for Civil Rights’ April ‘Dear Colleague Letter’ Was 2011’s Biggest FIRE Fight, January 3, 2012

  • Tens of Thousands Watch FIRE’s New ‘Firefly’ Video, December 28, 2011

  • Talking ‘Firefly’ in ‘Daily Caller,’ Greg’s Sci-Fi Roots Show, December 28, 2011

  • SPLC’s Goldstein to Judges: Stop Deferring to School Administrators, December 13, 2011

  • Calling All Lawyers: FIRE’s Philadelphia CLE Just One Week Away!, December 7, 2011

  • Attention Attorneys! FIRE’s Philadelphia CLE Two Weeks Away, November 28, 2011

  • In Defining Harassment, Some University of California Schools Continue to Ignore System President, November 23, 2011

  • Stossel’s Latest Column Focuses on FIRE, Free Expression, November 23, 2011

  • UC Davis Update: Amid Calls for Resignation, Chancellor Apologizes, November 22, 2011

  • FIRE President Greg Lukianoff on UC-Davis Pepper Spray Abuse, November 21, 2011

  • FIRE CLE Course to be Offered in Philadelphia on December 14, November 14, 2011

  • Cathy Young Highlights New Threats to Due Process on Campus, November 7, 2011

  • ‘Grand Forks Herald’ on Caleb Warner’s University of North Dakota Nightmare, November 1, 2011

  • Changes to Violence Against Women Act Could Threaten Student Due Process Rights, October 31, 2011

  • FIRE Releases Survey of Evidence Standards Used by Nation’s Top Colleges, October 28, 2011

  • St. Augustine’s College Extends Punishment, Bans Graduate From Homecoming for Facebook Post, October 19, 2011

  • Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights Leader: 1922 – 2011, October 7, 2011

  • Getting It Right: Dean of George Mason Law Sets Excellent Example, October 4, 2011

  • New FIRE Legal Scholarship from Former Jackson Fellow Erica Goldberg, September 21, 2011

  • On Constitution Day, A Recognition of our Civil Liberties, September 16, 2011

  • FIRE, AAUP Warn University of Illinois about Proposed Electronic Communications Policy, September 9, 2011

  • Renewed Focus on New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Law, But Little Recognition of Impact on College Student Speech, September 9, 2011

  • At University of North Carolina, Choral Group’s Vote Prompts Investigation–And Raises First Amendment Concerns, September 2, 2011

  • In Unprecedented, Ill-Considered Move, Harvard Pressures Freshmen to Sign Civility Pledge, September 1, 2011

  • Attention, Attorneys: College Students and Faculty Need Your Help!, August 29, 2011

  • In ‘Wall Street Journal’ Op-Ed, Peter Berkowitz Takes on New OCR Mandates, August 20, 2011

  • FIRE Publishes FAQ for Students on New OCR Mandates, August 17, 2011

  • In ‘Daily Caller,’ FIRE’s Robert Shibley Warns Parents, Grandparents about Reduced Rights on Campus, August 11, 2011

  • In Blow to Freedom of Association, Ninth Circuit Rules Against Religious Student Groups at San Diego State University, August 5, 2011

  • The Problem with Stanford’s Definition of ‘Intoxication’, July 21, 2011

  • Accused Student Pays Heavy Price at Stanford, Where Intoxication Eliminates Consent and ‘Acting Persuasive and Logical’ is Sign Of Guilt, July 20, 2011

  • In Troubling Ruling, Minnesota Court of Appeals Upholds Punishment of Student for Facebook Posts, July 12, 2011

  • Virginia Tech Vice President Worries about New OCR Guidance, June 29, 2011

  • Michael Barone Takes on OCR’s Erosion of Campus Due Process, June 22, 2011

  • FIRE’s ‘One Trick': Protecting Civil Liberties, June 2, 2011

  • Fired for Making Waves, Kutztown University Professor Takes Case to Federal Court, May 27, 2011

  • In ‘PolicyMic,’ FIRE’s Peter Bonilla Discusses OCR’s Threat to Free Speech, May 27, 2011

  • Partial Victory at Wesleyan University: Freedom of Association Restored, But New Policy Continues to Discriminate Against Greek Organizations, May 9, 2011

  • New Federal Regulations Limit Due Process, Free Speech Rights on Campus, May 5, 2011

  • FIRE Receives Response from UMass: Code Changes Forthcoming?, May 3, 2011

  • FIRE Asks Supreme Court to Review Ninth Circuit Decision Limiting Challenges to Speech Codes, April 20, 2011

  • Introducing Ari Cohn, April 15, 2011

  • Landmark Fourth Circuit Ruling Protects Faculty Speech, April 7, 2011

  • Why Academic Freedom is Implicated by the Wisconsin GOP’s Open Records Request, March 29, 2011

  • Demand for Emails of Wisconsin Professor Raises Legal Questions, March 25, 2011

  • Wendy Kaminer on Bullying, Harassment, and Free Speech, March 24, 2011

  • Breaking News: UCLA Will Not Punish Student for Video, March 18, 2011

  • ‘New York Times’ Editorial Board: Campus Free Speech Crucial for Education, Democracy, March 18, 2011

  • Eugene Volokh on UCLA Video: Moronic, but Protected, March 16, 2011

  • Problematic ‘Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act’ Returns to Congress, March 11, 2011

  • Following Suspension of Faculty Senate, FIRE Asks for Answers at Idaho State University, March 3, 2011

  • UC Davis Backtracks on Discriminatory Definition of Religious Discrimination, February 17, 2011

  • Under Pressure from FIRE, UMass Amherst Revises 2010’s Speech Code of the Year, February 14, 2011

  • ‘Inside Higher Ed’ Quotes FIRE’s Shibley on University of Alabama Controversy, February 11, 2011

  • ‘MiddBlog’ on Middlebury College’s Double Standard, February 9, 2011

  • ‘Bullying Free Speech': FIRE Chairman Warns of Threat to Student Speech Posed by Federal Anti-Bullying Legislation, January 7, 2011

  • ACLU Warns Against Sixth Circuit’s Dangerous Grant of Power to Censor to High School Administrators, January 5, 2011

  • Two Big Legal Victories in 2010 Have FIRE Primed for Productive 2011, January 4, 2011

  • Attention, Pennsylvania Attorneys: Last Chance to Register for Friday’s CLE in Philadelphia, December 9, 2010

  • FIRE Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief with Eleventh Circuit in Augusta State University Case, December 2, 2010

  • FIRE Legal Scholarship in ‘Santa Clara Law Review': Institutional Academic Freedom in a Post-‘Grutter’ World, December 1, 2010

  • Criticism of FIRE’s Stance on ‘Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act’ Misses the Mark, November 30, 2010

  • Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee: University of Arizona Student Government’s Thanksgiving Double Standard Exposed, November 24, 2010

  • New Anti-Bullying Initiatives Threaten Protected Speech, Infantilize College Students, November 10, 2010

  • Valdosta State Lawsuit Update: Hayden Barnes’ Qualified Immunity Victory Headed to Eleventh Circuit on Appeal, November 2, 2010

  • ‘Above the Law’ on Syracuse Law School Parody Site, October 21, 2010

  • FIRE’s Robert Shibley Takes on UNC Speech Codes in ‘Chapel Hill Herald’ Op-Ed, October 18, 2010

  • Tarrant County College Ordered to Pay $240,000 after Losing Battle against the First Amendment, October 15, 2010

  • FIRE to Student Groups at Michigan State University: Help Fight for First Amendment Rights, September 24, 2010

  • In ‘Huffington Post,’ FIRE President Explains Importance of Valdosta State Win, September 23, 2010

  • ACLU of Louisiana Urges Grambling State University to Drop Ban on Political E-mails, September 22, 2010

  • FIRE on WILK Radio This Morning, September 21, 2010

  • FIRE’s First Continuing Legal Education Course a Success, September 16, 2010

  • Seventh Circuit: UW-Madison Cannot Refuse Religious Student Groups Funding on Basis of Religious Viewpoint, September 3, 2010

  • Red Alert at Tufts University: Satire as “Harassment, September 2, 2010

  • For Third Straight Year, FIRE Exposes Worst Abusers of Student and Faculty Rights in ‘U.S. News’ Red Alert Ad, August 31, 2010

  • FIRE Answers the Most Frequently Asked Questions about ‘Christian Legal Society v. Martinez’, August 30, 2010

  • Discussing Victory in ‘McCauley’ at ‘The Legal Satyricon’, August 24, 2010

  • New York Attorneys: Register Online for FIRE’s CLE Course!, August 17, 2010

  • In Mississippi, ‘The Clarion-Ledger’ Reports on Dangers of State Colleges’ Speech Codes, August 16, 2010

  • As Students Choose Mirror-Image Roommates Online, Maureen Dowd Decries ‘Diminished Debate Syndrome’ on Campus, August 13, 2010

  • Podcast: Greg Discusses ‘CLS v. Martinez’ with School Reform News, August 9, 2010

  • Southeastern Louisiana University Drops Security Fee Policy Following Fifth Circuit Ruling, August 4, 2010

  • FIRE’s Adam Kissel on The Gallo Radio Show Friday Morning, July 29, 2010

  • At Bryn Mawr, Another Speech Code of the Month is Reformed, July 8, 2010

  • FIRE VP Robert Shibley on ‘NRA News’ Tonight, July 7, 2010

  • FIRE, AAUP, and Thomas Jefferson Center File Brief with Fourth Circuit in Support of UNC Professor, July 6, 2010

  • First Reactions to ‘CLS v. Martinez’, June 28, 2010

  • Supreme Court Decision in ‘CLS v. Martinez’ Expected Monday, June 25, 2010

  • Former President of ‘The Harvard Crimson’ Details Lunacy of Harvard’s Administrative Board, June 7, 2010

  • FIRE Legal Scholarship: Kelly Sarabyn’s ‘Free Speech at Private Universities’ Published in ‘Journal of Law & Education’, June 1, 2010

  • Ninth Circuit Delivers Resounding Victory for First Amendment on Campus, May 21, 2010

  • FIRE Criticizes Virginia Attorney General’s Investigation of Professor, May 12, 2010

  • In University of Michigan Commencement Speech, President Obama Praises Robust Debate, May 3, 2010

  • Brief in Valdosta State Lawsuit Argues Why Administrators Should Be Personally Liable for Rights Violations, April 29, 2010

  • Damning Reply Brief Filed with Federal District Court in Hayden Barnes’ Case, April 29, 2010

  • ‘Temple News’ Reports on Student Group Probation, Blasts University, April 27, 2010

  • After Media Weighs In, Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in ‘CLS v. Martinez’, April 19, 2010

  • Following President’s Statement, Cornell’s Religious Student Groups Should Brace for Disparate Treatment, April 15, 2010

  • Southwestern College Receives Jefferson ‘Muzzle’ Award for Egregious Censorship, April 13, 2010

  • Cornell President Responds to Student Assembly Resolution Limiting Freedom of Association, April 6, 2010

  • At Tarleton State University in Texas, Heckler’s Veto Thwarts Student Performance, March 29, 2010

  • Victory for Free Speech on Campus: Federal Court Strikes Down Gun Rights Protest Restrictions at Tarrant County College, March 16, 2010

  • Society for Professional Journalists Unveils ‘Reporter’s Guide to FERPA’, March 8, 2010

  • Woefully Misplaced Pride at Texas A&M-Commerce: Coach Brags About His Team’s Newspaper Theft, March 5, 2010

  • FIRE President Greg Lukianoff Announces Book Project, March 4, 2010

  • San Diego Columnist: Investigating Protected Speech is an Expensive Mistake, March 1, 2010

  • Facing Criticism, Virginia Tech Disavows Efforts to Censor Student Paper, February 15, 2010

  • Temple’s First Amendment Problems Are Nothing New–And One Student Is Still Paying the Price, January 27, 2010

  • Judge in Tarrant County College Trial ‘Astounded’ By Free Speech Restrictions, January 15, 2010

  • Eugene Volokh: Will State Bar ‘Character and Fitness’ Reviews Be the Next Frontier for Speech Codes?, January 8, 2010

  • 2009’s Struggle for Freedom of Association on Campus to be Resolved by Supreme Court in 2010, January 1, 2010

  • FIRE Files Amicus Brief in ‘McCauley v. University of the Virgin Islands’, December 22, 2009

  • Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Hastings Law School Case; Right to Expressive Association on Campus Hangs in the Balance, December 7, 2009

  • In Pages of ‘Cornell Sun,’ Students Pen Strong Rebuttals to Misguided Editorial, December 3, 2009

  • In Letter to President of University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, FIRE Expresses Deep Concern over Political Litmus Test, November 25, 2009

  • ‘Cornell Sun’ Editorial Misunderstands Freedom of Association, November 25, 2009

  • Attorneys Wanted: Become a Member of FIRE’s Legal Network!, November 23, 2009

  • At Fairfield University, a Student Column Prompts Harassment Charge against Paper, November 17, 2009

  • Tarrant County College Update: Empty Holster Protest Held, Trial Delayed, November 17, 2009

  • With New Publication, FIRE Aims to Help Administrators, November 13, 2009

  • At UMass-Amherst, Political Pressure Leads to Cancellation of Appearance by Former Militant Radical, November 9, 2009

  • After Two Years of Censorship, Lawsuit Challenges TCC’s Free Speech Zone, November 5, 2009

  • After Removal from Grant Follows Public Criticism of Oil Industry, University of Alaska Professor’s Retaliation Claim Dismissed, October 21, 2009

  • Two Years Later, New and Improved Speech Policy at UCSD Nears Implementation, October 16, 2009

  • State Court Strikes Down Michigan State University Ordinance on First Amendment Grounds, October 9, 2009

  • MSNBC Covers Threats to Student Speech Online, Quotes FIRE, October 6, 2009

  • William Creeley: Yale’s cowardice erodes free speech, September 23, 2009

  • FIRE Joins Open Letter to Yale Protesting Censorship of Mohammed Cartoons, September 17, 2009

  • New Campus Gossip Sites Resuscitate Controversy, September 11, 2009

  • One Way to Cut Down on Campus Litigation: Stop Breaking the Law, August 28, 2009

  • Calling All Attorneys: Join FIRE’s Legal Network!, August 19, 2009

  • More Fallout from Shoddy Scholarship in Harvard Law Review, August 14, 2009

  • David French on Sloppy Speech Code Comment in ‘Harvard Law Review’, August 11, 2009

  • After Retaliatory Non-Renewal of Newspaper Adviser, CMA Censures Morgan State University, August 5, 2009

  • Another One Bites the Dust: A Closer Look at Lopez and the Latest Unconstitutional Speech Code to Fall in Court, July 17, 2009

  • More on SUNY-New Paltz Case Before the Second Circuit, July 8, 2009

  • A Temple Alum Reacts to DeJohn’s Dilemma, July 6, 2009

  • As Independence Day Nears, Sgt. Christian DeJohn is Still Waiting, July 1, 2009

  • In Blow to Religious Liberty and Freedom of Association, Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal of Truth v. Kent, June 29, 2009

  • SUNY New Paltz Qualified Immunity Case Before Second Circuit Court of Appeals Today, June 26, 2009

  • FIRE Advisor Wendy Kaminer Discusses Truth v. Kent at ‘The Atlantic’, June 25, 2009

  • At Louisville, Proposed Policy Changes are Problematic, June 12, 2009

  • Proposed Speech Policy Reform at UCSD Finalized, June 12, 2009

  • FIRE’s Letter to the Editor of ‘The Roanoke Times’, May 18, 2009

  • Getting it Wrong: ‘Roanoke Times’ Editorial Mischaracterizes FIRE and Problems with Virginia Tech’s Diversity Requirements, May 13, 2009

  • Dartmouth’s Speech Codes: FIRE Responds to Challenge, April 30, 2009

  • FIRE Weighs in on NCAA’s Warning to Students Regarding Facebook ‘Recruiting’, April 15, 2009

  • As Lawsuit Comes to Close, Sgt. Christian DeJohn is Left Stranded, March 12, 2009

  • Too Often, First Amendment Protections Denied to Second Amendment Speech, March 10, 2009

  • Editorial Board of UNC’s Daily Tar Heel: “Protect Free Speech”, March 2, 2009

  • Civil Disobedience and Due Process at NYU, February 26, 2009

  • Washington State Legislature Considers Student Press Bill, February 20, 2009

  • Call for Applications for FIRE’s Justice Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellowship, February 11, 2009

  • Penn State Revises ‘Principles’ in Victory for Free Speech, January 30, 2009

  • The First Amendment Wins Again: Yuba Community College Reaches Settlement in Free Speech Lawsuit, January 28, 2009

  • At The Ohio State University, Student Newspaper Highlights “Red Light” Status, FIRE’s Work, January 22, 2009

  • At SIUC, Faculty, Graduate Student, and Staff Unions Push Back Against Proposed Sexual Harassment Policy, January 21, 2009

  • FIRE’s National Mailing Puts Public Colleges and Universities on Notice, January 15, 2009

  • Apply Now for FIRE’s Summer Legal Internship, January 7, 2009

  • In California, New Law Protecting College Journalism Advisors Takes Effect Today, January 5, 2009

  • DeJohn v. Temple: 2008’s Big Legal Win Will Still Be Felt in 2009, December 31, 2008

  • FIRE Co-Founder Harvey Silverglate To Colleges: ‘Cut the Administrative Fat’, December 11, 2008

  • Greg Discusses MSU ‘Spam’ Case on ‘Huffington Post’, December 8, 2008

  • University of the Pacific, November 2008’s SCOTM, To Review Harassment Policy, December 5, 2008

  • Calling all Law Students: Be a FIRE Legal Intern for Summer 2009, December 1, 2008

  • Good News from Georgia: Federal District Court Issues Important First Order in Valdosta State Lawsuit, November 21, 2008

  • On Veterans’ Day, a Time To Remember, November 11, 2008

  • Student Press Law Center Releases Updated Legal Handbook for Student Journalists, November 3, 2008

  • ‘New York Times’ Criticizes Quinnipiac University’s Treatment of Student Press, October 29, 2008

  • Victory for Free Speech at University of Oklahoma: Ban on Political E-mails Rescinded, October 28, 2008

  • Victory for Free Speech at Shippensburg: After Violating Terms of 2004 Settlement, University Once Again Dismantles Unconstitutional Speech Code, October 24, 2008

  • At University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Cancellation of Ayers’ Speech Raises Troubling Questions, October 20, 2008

  • As Censorship of Political Speech Spikes on Campus, FIRE Releases Policy Statement, October 15, 2008

  • Political Censorship at UT–Austin, October 9, 2008

  • In Wake of ‘DeJohn’ Ruling, FIRE Issues Warning to ‘Red-Light’ Public Schools in DE, PA, NJ, September 30, 2008

  • FIRE’s President Wins Inaugural Freedom of Expression Award, September 24, 2008

  • At NYU, Blogging About Journalism Class Draws Rebuke and Raises Issues of Student Speech, Privacy, September 18, 2008

  • How Can Valdosta State University Get off FIRE’s Red Alert List?, August 27, 2008

  • Former FIRE Intern Braum Katz on FIRE’s Guides, August 22, 2008

  • At Valdosta State, New Leadership or More of the Same?, August 21, 2008

  • Third Circuit delivers a victory for free speech on campus with DeJohn ruling, August 5, 2008

  • For Olympic Free Speech Zones, China Takes Page From American Universities, July 24, 2008

  • The Associated Press Covers IUPUI Debacle, July 15, 2008

  • ‘The Wall Street Journal’ Covers Keith John Sampson’s Ordeal at IUPUI, July 7, 2008

  • Pressed Again on Free Speech Zone, Valdosta State Finally Responds, July 3, 2008

  • Legacy in Tatters, Embattled VSU President Retires, June 30, 2008

  • In California Legislature, Progress on Bill Barring Retaliation against Student Newspaper Advisors, June 17, 2008

  • Harvard’s Weak Response Fails to Address Censorship of Party Name, June 11, 2008

  • At Johns Hopkins, The Slow Slide towards Self-Censorship Continues, June 6, 2008

  • At Seattle University, Students Subjected to Online Snooping, June 3, 2008

  • VSU Lawsuit Update: Barnes Files Motion for Summary Judgment, May 12, 2008

  • Regarding May’s “Speech Code of the Month”: A Clarification, May 12, 2008

  • Colorado College Press Strategy: Parse Words, Ignore Substance, April 29, 2008

  • At Penn State, Protests and Arrests Raise Questions about Free Speech on Campus, April 23, 2008

  • At Johns Hopkins, A Future President Bloomberg?, April 22, 2008

  • Silence From Teachers College, April 16, 2008

  • Thursday Morning: Third Circuit to Hear Oral Arguments in DeJohn v. Temple University, April 9, 2008

  • Dubious Distinction: Brandeis Administration, VSU President Win “Muzzles” from Thomas Jefferson Center, April 8, 2008

  • At Boston College, April Fool’s Flyer Prompts Censorship, Punishment, April 4, 2008

  • Persecuted for Parody, Colorado College Student Fights Back in Op-Ed, March 31, 2008

  • Regarding JuicyCampus.com, March 21, 2008

  • FIRE Co-Founder Silverglate’s Lecture Covered in Brandeis Student Paper, March 18, 2008

  • Twin Victories At Central Washington, Montclair State as First Amendment Trumps Student Government Censorship, March 11, 2008

  • FIRE in Action: Valdosta State University, March 3, 2008

  • Good News from Montclair State University, Too, February 28, 2008

  • FIRE Co-Founder to Speak Tonight at ADL Edward Brodsky Legal Conference, February 26, 2008

  • Welcome News from Cornell: Negotiations on New Judicial Code Restart, February 20, 2008

  • Victory at University of California, San Diego as Unconstitutional Speech Code Proposal Shelved, February 8, 2008

  • At Cornell, Repressive Conduct Code Proposal Resuscitated, February 7, 2008

  • After Brandeis Response, Professor Volokh Asks Tough Questions, January 30, 2008

  • FIRE Chairman Comments on Brandeis, January 25, 2008

  • Victory at Valdosta State: Georgia Board of Regents Finally Reverses Expulsion, January 17, 2008

  • New Facebook Monitoring Software Raises Troubling Questions, January 14, 2008

  • Wrongfully Expelled Student to Valdosta State: See You in Court, January 10, 2008

  • Stand Up for the First Amendment: Let the Georgia Board of Regents Know the Constitution Still Counts, January 7, 2008

  • Valdosta State: Silence on Free Speech Zone, January 4, 2008

  • FIRE Seeks Legal Interns for Summer 2008, January 3, 2008

  • Valdosta State University: 2007’s Worst Becomes 2008’s Priority, December 28, 2007

  • As President Bacow Continues to Stonewall, John Leo Blasts Tufts, December 14, 2007

  • FIRE Answers an Old Critic – Again, December 7, 2007

  • FIRE to Tufts: Drop the Guilty Finding, Get Off Red Alert List, December 5, 2007

  • In Letter to Valdosta State, FIRE Demands End to Free Speech Zone, December 3, 2007

  • Red Alert: Valdosta State University, November 27, 2007

  • Second Circuit: Allocation of Mandatory Student Activity Fees Cannot Hinge on Advisory Referenda, November 26, 2007

  • 64 Years Later, Barnette Sisters Recall ‘West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette’, November 21, 2007

  • Adding Insult to Injury: Valdosta State’s Shameful Free Speech Zone, November 19, 2007

  • A Legacy of Repression: Valdosta State President’s Early Retirement Can’t Hide Unconstitutional Abuse of Power, November 15, 2007

  • FIRE to Hamline: Stop Stonewalling, November 13, 2007

  • Kaminer on University of Delaware: ‘Continuing Vigilance’ Necessary, November 7, 2007

  • Media Documents Delaware’s Defense, Dismantling of Dorm Program, November 5, 2007

  • Valdosta Update: FIRE Responds to GA Board of Regents’ Non-Response, November 1, 2007

  • Valdosta Case Hits Blogs, Media, October 29, 2007

  • At Valdosta, an Atrocious Violation of Due Process, October 25, 2007

  • Antebi Explained, October 19, 2007

  • Stanley Fish: Speech Codes a ‘Fake Issue’, October 15, 2007

  • CSU Ruling on Student Editorial Respects First Amendment Limits on Government Action, October 5, 2007

  • Valdosta State Student Expelled For Criticism of School, October 3, 2007

  • At Grambling, Censorship of Student Paper After Publication of Controversial Pictures, October 2, 2007

  • Rhode Island College Settles Student Group Lawsuit Over Posting Signs on Campus, September 27, 2007

  • At George Mason, Student Editors Decry School’s Speech Code, September 26, 2007

  • At UNCG, Assembly Policy Sows Confusion—and an Arrest, September 25, 2007

  • Reversal: Chemerinsky Coming Back to UC Irvine, September 17, 2007

  • Sergeant Christian DeJohn and the Cost of Standing Up for Free Speech, September 17, 2007

  • On Freedom of Conscience, Bryn Mawr Gets It Right, September 14, 2007

  • What’s at Stake in DeJohn v. Temple: The Distinction between High School and College, September 7, 2007

  • FIRE Welcomes Inaugural Jackson Fellows, September 5, 2007

  • FIRE to File Amicus Brief in DeJohn v. Temple, August 28, 2007

  • Lane v. Simon Update: Tenth Circuit Denies Rehearing, August 23, 2007

  • FIRE Joins Lane v. Simon Amicus Brief, August 21, 2007

  • Tenth Circuit to Student Editors: Once Graduated, No Relief Available for Possible First Amendment Violations, July 30, 2007

  • FIRE’s New Search Function, July 24, 2007

  • Despite Setbacks, Antebi Keeps Up Fight Against Oxy, July 20, 2007

  • Today in FIRE History: Heckler’s Veto at Washington State, July 18, 2007

  • Today’s ‘Campus Alert’: When Hezbollah Trumps Old Glory, July 16, 2007

  • Free Speech Zones, Past and Present, July 10, 2007

  • Introducing Wei-Wei Wang, July 9, 2007

  • Introducing Alanna Kaufman, July 3, 2007

  • Introducing Christine McCurdy, July 2, 2007

  • Introducing Aaron Werner, June 29, 2007

  • CFN Update, June 28, 2007

  • Introducing Lily Tran, June 28, 2007

  • Introducing Braum Katz, June 26, 2007

  • Campus Alert: ‘Mauled Over Myspace’ at Millersville, June 25, 2007

  • UCSD Students Organize Against Proposed Speech Restrictions; FIRE Writes Letter, June 22, 2007

  • An Antioch Alum Looks Back: Indoctrination Trumps Education, and a School Collapses, June 18, 2007

  • Update from Johns Hopkins: Student Council Still Unhappy with New Speech Code, June 7, 2007

  • Update from Johns Hopkins: Student Council Still Unhappy With New Speech Code, June 7, 2007

  • Middlebury’s President on the ‘Value of Discomfort’, June 5, 2007

  • Students Walk Out at UCSD as Dismissal of TAs Raises Academic Freedom Concerns, May 30, 2007

  • Commenting on the CFN Site, May 24, 2007

  • Litmus Tests at Teachers College: Changes to Come?, May 17, 2007

  • Unfunny: Capitulation, Resignations as Brandeis Humor Mag Folds under Pressure, May 14, 2007

  • NKU Student Thanks FIRE, May 10, 2007

  • Tufts Delays Decision on Paper’s Punishment, May 8, 2007

  • Firing Back, May 7, 2007

  • Students’ Protest Leads to New Expression Policy at NKU, May 4, 2007

  • Victory at MSU: SAC Program Dismantled, May 3, 2007

  • FIRE President at CSU: Free Speech Is a “Duty, May 2, 2007

  • Student Denied Degree Due to MySpace Picture; Litigation Commenced, April 30, 2007

  • Ninth Circuit: “Special Needs” Warrantless Searches OK for Dorm Room Computers, April 27, 2007

  • Campus Freedom Network Update, April 27, 2007

  • Putting the “Network” in CFN, April 24, 2007

  • Gould’s Methodological Critique: Off-Base and Misleading, April 20, 2007

  • MSU Stays Quiet About SAC’s Future, April 6, 2007

  • Academic Freedom: Crucial for All Professors, Tenured or Not, April 2, 2007

  • FIRE Responds to MSU: SAC Program Reform Insufficient, Inconclusive, March 30, 2007

  • Call to Action: FIRE Readies Launch of Campus Freedom Network, March 26, 2007

  • At Cornell, Repressive Reform Proposals Tabled, March 23, 2007

  • Dispositions in Teacher Education: Old Tricks, New Name, March 14, 2007

  • NYCRC’s Michael Meyers on ‘Boston Phoenix’ Facebook Article, March 8, 2007

  • WWJD? Be Expelled From Savannah State University, March 5, 2007

  • At Johns Hopkins, Students Voice Frustration With New Speech Code, March 2, 2007

  • FIRE to MSU: Do the Right Thing, February 23, 2007

  • Post Valentine’s Day Wrap-Up: Gettysburg Still Outlawing Hugs, February 21, 2007

  • Misleading at MSU, February 14, 2007

  • RI Board of Governors to RIC Lawyers: Knock It Off!, February 8, 2007

  • Rhode Island College: Not a Public School?, February 7, 2007

  • Role-Playing Exercise Angers RA at ASU, Illustrates Potential Problems with Mandatory Sensitivity Training, January 30, 2007

  • University of Arkansas Student Newspaper Reacts to School’s ‘Red Light’ Ranking, January 26, 2007

  • At Ohio University, Student Group Takes Shot at Speech Zones, January 19, 2007

  • Announcing FIRE’s Justice Robert H. Jackson Fellowship, January 9, 2007

  • Buckeyes vs. Gators: Clash of the (Unconstitutional) Titans, January 8, 2007

  • Year in Review: Punished for Public Expression, Professor Finds Exoneration with FIRE, December 28, 2006

  • So Long, 2006: FIRE’s Look Back, December 27, 2006

  • The Consequences of “Civility”: A Torch Reader’s Take on Hopkins, December 18, 2006

  • Cornell’s Repressive, Regressive Conduct Code Proposal, December 15, 2006

  • Torch Reader Exposes UCF’s Hypocrisy, Part II, December 8, 2006

  • Torch Reader Exposes UCF’s Hypocrisy, December 6, 2006

  • ACLU Brings Suit Against Rhode Island College, December 4, 2006

  • Hopkins Ignores Due Process, December 1, 2006

  • Brown’s Rev. Cooper Nelson: Not Off the Hook Yet, November 29, 2006

  • Kaminer: No Laughing Allowed, November 27, 2006

  • Silverglate: Universities Take Over Alumni Magazines, November 17, 2006

  • ‘Inside Higher Ed’ on Rash of Newspaper Thefts; Latest at University of Kentucky, November 15, 2006

  • At Dartmouth, Apology for “Cowboys & Indians” Costume Party, November 13, 2006

  • UMass Amherst to Students: Free Speech Isn’t Free, November 10, 2006

  • Stetson Update: Sorority Member Admits Responsibility for Newspaper Theft, November 2, 2006

  • Newspaper Theft at Stetson University, October 30, 2006

  • NY Post: Columbia Is “A Dubious Neighbor”, October 26, 2006

  • FIRE Responds To Teachers College, October 19, 2006

  • ‘Torch’ Reader Responds To Teachers College Controversy, October 13, 2006

  • FIRE in the New York Post: Columbia’s Teachers College Enforces ‘Thought Control’, October 12, 2006

  • Fresh Free Speech Disaster at Columbia: Teachers College Mandates Groupthink, October 11, 2006

  • Columbia University: The Hits Keep Coming, October 9, 2006

  • Protest Brawl at Columbia: Free Speech Loses, October 6, 2006

  • Columbia Retreats on Hockey Suspension, but Problems Remain, October 5, 2006

  • New York Civil Rights Coalition to Columbia: “Shocked and Chagrined”, October 3, 2006

  • Columbia Suspends Men’s Ice Hockey Season over “Offensive” Flyer, September 28, 2006

  • Antebi Petition for Review Filed, September 22, 2006

  • ‘Intimate Association’: New Protection for Greeks?, September 19, 2006

  • Fix In at Colgate, Dartmouth?, June 9, 2006

  • Silence Speaks Volumes at NYU, May 24, 2006

  • Articles

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 2011, Why the Tyler Clementi Act Threatens Free Speech on Campuses

  • The Providence Journal, September 23, 2009, William Creeley: Yale’s cowardice erodes free speech

  • September 11, 2009, New Campus Gossip Sites Resuscitate Controversy