Susan Kruth

About Susan Kruth

Susan Kruth earned her B.A. from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2007, with a concentration in music and film. While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, she served as musical director of the law school’s a cappella group, the A Cappellate Opinions, and performed in UVA Law’s spring musical comedy program, the Libel Show. She also completed internships with the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund and the American Civil Liberties Union LGBT & AIDS Project. Susan earned her J.D. in 2011 and is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Pennsylvania. After law school, she worked for the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression in Charlottesville, Virginia, before moving to Philadelphia to work at FIRE. Susan was editor-in-chief of FIRE’s blog for two years, worked in FIRE’s legal and public advocacy department for two years, and now is a member of FIRE’s litigation team.


Commentary

  • Cornell law professors stress importance of cross-examination and following institutional procedures in amici brief, April 5, 2018

  • UChicago students recommend policy changes for clarity and transparency, February 16, 2018

  • Law professor still subject to sanctions from Howard University for Brazilian wax hypothetical on quiz, December 19, 2017

  • Never mind the ‘Spotlight on Due Process’ report, colleges are fine. [Citation needed.], October 31, 2017

  • Lawsuit challenges Department of Education’s rescission of 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ letter, October 24, 2017

  • University of Delaware revises disciplinary policies, fails to offer adequate procedural safeguards, August 30, 2017

  • On the violence in Charlottesville, August 14, 2017

  • Best of Newsdesk: Know Your IX finds common ground with FIRE despite differences, August 9, 2017

  • BREAKING: Howard University professor reports settlement in Brazilian wax case, July 14, 2017

  • Know Your IX finds common ground with FIRE despite differences, July 7, 2017

  • Articles

  • The Huffington Post, November 25, 2014, Professors’ Rights to Free Speech at Risk Nationwide

  • The Huffington Post, October 1, 2014, It Doesn’t Matter What Your Reason Is for Not Having Sex — Unless You’re at Michigan

  • The Huffington Post, July 9, 2014, New Video: More Shocking Details at College That Tried to Quarantine the Constitution