Professor’s Facebook comments about Muslims brings campus outcry, lawsuit

May 18, 2012

A Purdue University Calumet (PUC) professor who was reprimanded for a series of Facebook comments critical of Muslims, drawing harsh criticism from students and faculty members, has filed a free-speech lawsuit against the university.

Maurice Eisenstein, an associate professor of political science at PUC, posted a picture of Facebook last November of "Christians killed by a radical Muslim group." Eisenstein criticized "moderate Muslims" for failing to condemn the alleged attack...

Schools: Purdue University Northwest Cases: Purdue University Calumet: First Amendment Violations Against Professor Who Criticized Muslims