Location: Chicago, Illinois
Federal Circuit: 7th Circuit
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April 21, 2014
Administrators tried to tell students that they would have to censor its “free speech wall.”» Read More
May 12, 2014
In April, Loyola University Chicago informed a student group planning a “free speech wall” event that it would be required to censor any messages that were “grossly offensive” or “contrary to the University’s Catholic, Jesuit mission and heritage.” After FIRE wrote to remind Loyola of its obligation to honor its promises of broad expressive rights on campus, Loyola backed down from its demands that students censor each other, and the event transpired as planned. FIRE is pleased that Loyola ultimately respected its students’ free speech rights and hopes that it will continue to do so in the future.» Read More