Adam Goldstein

About Adam Goldstein

For 13 years, Adam was an attorney with the Student Press Law Center, giving legal assistance to over 15,000 students, parents, and others. While at the Center, he co-authored their legal textbook, Law of the Student Press. In the past, he taught student media law for Michigan State University’s graduate school of education and advocated for domain name owners in arbitration. He blogs on First Amendment and civil rights issues on the Huffington Post. Adam is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and is licensed to practice in New York. In his free time, he researches the history of classic American recipes.


  • Volokh: “Hate speech” prosecution of SUNY student is unconstitutional, December 13, 2018

  • FIRE calls for reinstatement of U. North Alabama newspaper adviser position, December 7, 2018

  • Oklahoma State coach threatens to pull media access if reporters ask a question, September 28, 2018

  • Best of Newsdesk: Happy 150th Anniversary, 14th Amendment, August 14, 2018

  • Happy 150th Anniversary, 14th Amendment, July 9, 2018

  • Removal of journalists from CUNY campuses shows evolving anti-media bias, December 22, 2017

  • Undercover cop joined protests of Confederate statue on UNC campus, November 8, 2017

  • American Bar Association calls for protections for student media, August 17, 2017

  • Best of Newsdesk: More Than One Year Later, No Funding Cuts So Far for Wesleyan Student Paper, August 9, 2017

  • FIRE files amici brief in Koala’s appeal of UCSD funding cut, August 3, 2017

  • Articles

  • Reason, September 14, 2018, Wiser Kids, Wiser Universities

  • Reason, September 13, 2018, Speech Codes and “Twisting Title IX”

  • Reason, September 12, 2018, Speech Code Hokey Pokey: How Campus Speech Codes Could Rebound

  • The Washington Post, December 20, 2017, What they’re not talking about with Title IX that really matters