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New Guidebooks Offer Students an Education on Civil Liberties

March 12, 2003

By Robert B. Bluey at CNSNews

College students have a new tool to fight speech codes, censorship and other draconian measures on their campuses thanks to a broad coalition of First Amendment supporters.

It comes in the form of a website launched Tuesday and a series of guidebooks released by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a Philadelphia-based civil liberties group.

The 3-year-old organization has been fighting on behalf of students since its founding, but now its co-directors, University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston lawyer Harvey A. Silverglate, hope the guides educate students about their rights before they encounter problems... Download file "New Guidebooks Offer Students an Education on Civil Liberties"