Will Creeley Staff PhotoVice President of Legal and Public Advocacy

York University School of Law, where he served as an associate executive editor for the New York University Law Review. William has spoken to students, faculty, administrators, and attorneys at events across the country and has led FIRE’s Continuing Legal Education programs in New York, Pennsylvania, and online. William co-edited the second edition of FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus and has coauthored amicus curiae briefs submitted to a number of courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits. William has appeared on national cable television and radio on behalf of FIRE, and William’s writing has been published by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Jurist, Inside Higher Ed,Daily Journal, the Charleston Law Review, the Providence Journal, and other outlets. William is a member in good standing of the New York State Bar and the First Amendment Lawyers Association.

A proud native of Buffalo, N.Y., William now lives in Philadelphia with his wife and son.


PUBLISHED WRITINGS


AVAILABLE SPEECHES

Free Speech 101: Protecting Free Expression and the First Amendment at our Nation’s Colleges and Universities


Campus Justice: The Importance of Due Process and Fundamental Fairness in College Proceedings


FIRE’s “Greatest Hits”: Learning from the Worst Abuses of Campus Rights


Facebook vs. the First Amendment: Student Speech in the Digital Age


Student Speech Rights in Court: Case Law Primer and Update


Correcting Common Mistakes in Campus Speech Policies


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