Harvey Silverglate in ‘Forbes’ on How Risk Management, Government Collide to Produce Campus Injustice

By April 25, 2011

FIRE Co-founder and Chairman Harvey Silverglate’s most recent essay for the Forbes website discusses how the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights’ recent guidance on harassment advances the already overwhelming "risk management" mentality on America’s campuses. In their drive to avoid government investigations or civil lawsuits, colleges seem willing to sacrifice nearly anythingand individual rights like freedom of speech on campus are among the first to go. Read about this latest assault on the campus marketplace of ideas at Forbes.