Fired LSU Professor Sues School Over Free Speech, Profanity

January 21, 2016

By Jed Lipinski at

Former associate professor Teresa Buchanan is suing Louisiana State University and top administrators in federal court, alleging that they violated her free speech and due process rights in firing her. Buchanan, who taught education, was dismissed in June for reportedly using profanity and telling sexually themed jokes to her undergraduate students, producing what administrators called a “hostile learning environment.” …

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Schools: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge Cases: Louisiana State University – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit