Azhar Majeed

About Azhar Majeed

Azhar Majeed, a native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in History from the University of Michigan in 2004. He is also a 2007 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. As an undergraduate, his academic interests included comparative constitutional law and political philosophy, particularly from the time period of the Enlightenment. During law school, Azhar represented the University of Michigan at the 2006 Tulane International Moot Court competition. Azhar was one of FIRE’s inaugural Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellows and was also a FIRE legal intern in 2005.


  • Victory for Free Speech: Iowa College Folds, Settling Student’s Challenge to Free Speech Zone, May 9, 2013

  • Students Strive to Open Florida State’s Campus to More Free Speech, April 12, 2013

  • Letter to Editor on ‘National Failure of Student Discipline Codes’, April 1, 2013

  • After Expulsion for Online Speech, Nursing Student’s Lawsuit Proceeds, March 28, 2013

  • FIRE’s Robert Shibley Weighs in on BDS Controversy at Brooklyn College, March 20, 2013

  • Advocating for Free Speech at Pitzer College, Claremont University Consortium, March 14, 2013

  • ‘Augusta Chronicle’ on the ‘Defeat of Tyranny’ at Valdosta State, March 12, 2013

  • FIRE’s Peter Bonilla Speaking at Montclair State Tonight, March 7, 2013

  • At Georgia Gwinnett College, SGA Resolution Expresses Students’ Desire for Free Speech, March 1, 2013

  • U. of Alabama Paper: ‘Harlem Shake’ Incident Demonstrates Need to Review Restrictive Speech Policy, February 20, 2013