Cases

In December 2019, St. Thomas University graduate student Natalia Garceau expressed complaints about STU’s Ed.D. program. The university summarily expelled Garceau, apparently without providing her any of the due process protections it promises to its students, including notice of charges, a preliminary conference, a hearing, and an appeal process. FIRE wrote to STU in January,... Read more Read more


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On May 6, 2020, the Department of Education finalized regulations that guarantee college students important free speech and due process rights on campus. Read more


Due Process

On April 8, 2020, Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) student Russell Parker was golfing on his nearly-empty campus when a staff member ordered him to leave and threatened to tow his nearby car if he refused. Parker asked the administrator if he was “on some kind of power trip” and said he was “being an... Read more Read more


Due Process

In August 2019, Florida International University’s student newspaper, PantherNOW, announced FIU had denied it football press credentials for the current season after the newspaper reported last season that a player was continuing to play while a warrant was out for his arrest. While PantherNOW editors reported their credentials were quickly restored and the university said... Read more Read more


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University punishes fraternity without any semblance of due process. Read more


Cases

Syracuse University: Students threatened with expulsion for satirical fraternity ‘roast’; fires professor who defended free speech Read more


Due Process

On June 16, 2016, a former University of Virginia School of Law student filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Department of Education’s (ED’s) unlawful mandate that colleges abandon due process protections and try sexual misconduct cases using the lowest standard of evidence. Read more


Due Process

Sociology professor Dawn Tawwater assumed a new position as a tenure-track professor at Rowan College at Gloucester County in September 2014, teaching five course sections. Within weeks of beginning her teaching, however, Tawwater was the subject of four student complaints regarding, among other matters, her occasional use of profanity in the classroom and her screening... Read more Read more


Due Process

The University of Tulsa suspended Trey Barnett and banned him from from the TU campus until 2016 because of Facebook posts written by his husband. Read more


Due Process

A professor's job is at risk after he wrote a blog criticizing another instructor. Read more



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