Model Code of Student Conduct: FIRE Writes to 38 Higher Education Groups Encouraging Their Members to Adopt Model Code


Case Overview

On Nov. 19, 2020, FIRE sent letters to 38 organizations dedicated to the betterment of higher education introducing FIRE’s Model Code of Student Conduct. FIRE’s letter explains how the Model Code is a practical, comprehensive collection of student conduct policies and procedures that sets the gold standard for protecting civil liberties on campus. Our letters encourage these groups to help colleges and universities adopt the Model Code and offer FIRE’s assistance in revising university student disciplinary processes.