Saving free speech

April 9, 2007

It's well known that you don't have the right to yell “fire” in a crowded theater when there is none.

But yelling “FIRE!” is precisely what one must do when one’s free speech rights are in danger on a college campus.

FIRE is the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education—a Philadelphia-based legal advocacy group that goes to bat for students whose rights to free speech and association are curtailed illegally by college administrators and policies gone horribly awry...

Schools: Central Michigan University University of California, Los Angeles Cases: Central Michigan University: Student Group’s Freedom of Association Under Attack University of California at Los Angeles: Controversial Student Event Cancelled