Newsdesk

Members of Philadelphia City Council are inappropriately calling on UPenn to begin a "comprehensive review" of Professor Amy Wax's role at the university. Read more


Newsdesk

First Amendment scholar and FIRE Legal Fellow David L. Hudson Jr. discusses how the “fighting words” doctrine is used to justify punishment in lower courts. Read more


Newsdesk

Vanderbilt University revised its Student Discrimination Policy to allow administrators to penalize conduct that doesn’t actually violate the policy. Read more


Newsdesk

At a meeting Tuesday night, the council unanimously voted to hear the case, brought by the Stanford College Republicans against the Undergraduate Senate. Read more


Newsdesk

If professors at the University of Washington want to include a statement of land acknowledgment on their syllabi, they must parrot the administration’s viewpoint or shut up. Read more


Newsdesk

In 2021, graduates from five colleges joined together to form the Alumni Free Speech Alliance to defend free speech and academic freedom in higher-ed. Read more


Newsdesk

Emory University’s laudable free speech promises mean nothing to the Emory Law Student Bar Association, which denied recognition to a free speech-focused student group because open discussion could cause “harm.” Read more


Newsdesk

The New Jersey Legislature should revise Senate Bill 108 to remove a provision classifying "profane” speech as a form of unprotected student expression. Read more


The Eternally Radical Idea

In May 2021, I published a list of “Answers to 12 Bad Anti-Free Speech Arguments” with our friends over at Areo. The great Nadine Strossen — former president of the ACLU from 1991 to 2008, and one of the foremost experts on freedom of speech alive today — saw the series and offered to provide... Read more Read more


Newsdesk

While America watches the Times Square ball drop, sips champagne, and sings “Auld Lang Syne,” FIRE will make the same New Year’s resolution we make every year: Use every means at our disposal to successfully defend faculty and student expression on campuses across the country. Read more



Displaying articles 11 - 20 of 10811