FIRE’s Guides: Essential Fall Reading

By November 6, 2008

Daylight is becoming increasingly scarce as fall fades to winter. With chilling revelations regarding the state of speech on campus a near-daily occurrence, students should remember that knowledge of their rights is power in the face of censorship. FIRE’s Guides to Student Rights on Campus offer the best and most thorough definition of those rights.

The Guides program is a series of five volumes covering the full range of students’ constitutional freedoms:

Hard copies of all the Guides are free to students upon request. PDFs of the Guides are also available for free download.

Cozying up next to the fireor dorm space heaterand cracking open one of these volumes is one of the best things students can do this fall to make sure that they will not be caught defenseless before campus censors.