First Amendment Defender FIRE Wins $200k In Settlements

January 23, 2015

By Morgan Chalfant at Red Alert Politics

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has won over $200,000 in settlements for the individuals it has helped to coordinate free-speech lawsuits against universities across the country that threaten the First Amendment.

Moreover, two earlier lawsuits — one against Modesto Junior College in California and the other against the University of Hawaii-Hilo — have resulted in each university altering its free speech policy and zones in addition to paying a $50,000 settlement...

Schools: Citrus College Cases: Citrus College: Speech Code Litigation