My Congressional Comment

June 15, 2015

By Hank Reichman at The Academe Blog

On June 2, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, held a hearing on “First Amendment Protections on Public College and University Campuses.”  The subcommittee received testimony from four witnesses:  Greg Lukianoff, President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); Kim Colby, Director, Center for Law and Religious Freedom, Christian Legal Society; Jamin Raskin, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law; and Wendy Kaminer.  The subcommittee accepted additional public comment through June 11 and on June 9 I submitted the following public comment (minus appendixes) on behalf of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)...

Cases: House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “First Amendment Protections on Public College and University Campuses”