Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia
Federal Circuit: 11th Circuit
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March 29, 2013
FIRE’s Student Spotlight feature recognizes students who are doing outstanding work to promote individual rights on their campuses. This month, FIRE recognizes the work of students at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), who authored a stirring “Free Speech on Campus” resolution calling on the college to honor its moral and legal duties as a public institution under the First Amendment. As Azhar reported on The Torch earlier this month, Michael Christian, a student senator at GGC, contacted FIRE last June to ask about speech codes at his school. FIRE’s review found several problematic policies on the books at GGC. Armed with FIRE’s […]» Read More
March 1, 2013
Students at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) in Lawrenceville, Georgia, have reason for increased optimism regarding the protection of their free speech rights. That’s because their peers in the Student Government Association (SGA) recently passed a stirring resolution calling on the public institution to honor its moral and legal duties under the First Amendment by upholding freedom of speech on campus. The SGA resolution is not only a result of GGC students working with FIRE towards the improvement of their institution’s speech codes, it is a fine illustration of student government advocating for their fellow students’ essential rights. FIRE was first […]» Read More