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FIRE announces our Speech Code of the Month for April 2018: Delaware State University.
Much ink has been spilled over the past few days about Fresno State University’s investigation of a professor for controversial comments she made on Twitter. Unfortunately, however, Fresno State is far from the only public school that, despite its First Amendment obligations, threatens to infringe on online expression.» Read More
Coalition of civil liberties organizations to Fresno State: First Amendment doesn’t have a ‘disrespectful’ exception
A coalition of civil liberties organizations led by FIRE sends a letter to Fresno State University, reminding its leadership that there is no First Amendment exception for “disrespectful” speech, following initiation of an investigation into a professor’s tweets about Barbara Bush.» Read More
What happens when the liberal arts education you expected turns out to be an illiberal one?
That’s the question a small group of Wellesley College students are grappling with at the historic Boston-area school, famous for educating some of the world’s most successful women.» Read More
This bill must not be passed by the legislature and must not be signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey.» Read More
What are the greatest threats to a free press in America, and how have they changed in recent years?» Read More
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Joliet Junior College and student Ivette Salazar have agreed to settle her First Amendment lawsuit against the Illinois college after she was detained for handing out political literature.» Read More
In a disturbing development, South Carolina has become the first state to pass the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, well-intentioned legislation that is sure to result in an increase in censorship on college campuses.» Read More
James Madison University has reportedly told a campus sexual assault accuser that going public with her accusation could violate university rules» Read More