Greg Reports on FIRE’s ‘Spotlight on Speech Codes’ for ‘Forbes’ Online

By December 19, 2012

In an article for Forbes online, FIRE President Greg Lukianoff details the findings of FIRE’s new report, Spotlight on Speech Codes 2013: The State of Free Speech on Our Nation’s Campuses. Though the percentage of colleges and universities with unconstitutional speech codes continues to decline, Greg reports that a whopping 62% of them continue to maintain policies that seriously infringe upon the free speech rights of their students. Greg points to several factors for this, including the burgeoning administrative class on campus and an increasing ignorance of the legal and philosophical principles of free expression. To read more of Greg’s analysis, visit Forbes!