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Connect with FIRE in DC Tomorrow!
Students visiting our nation's capital have lots of options to connect with FIRE in Washington tomorrow. FIRE's own Jaclyn Hall and Joe Cohn will be staffing a table at the Campus Progress National Conference, while Will Creeley will be addressing the Young Americans for Liberty National Convention at 3:15 PM on "How to Dismantle Speech Codes." If you'll be at one of those events, please stop by!
FIRE’s award-winning Newsdesk covers the free speech news you need to stay informed.
Cornell must reject student government’s call for trigger warnings
Cornell University’s student assembly adopted a resolution urging the administration to require faculty to provide content warnings prior to discussing potentially “triggering” material in the classroom.
Wayne State professor suspended after provocative Facebook post criticizing shout downs
Wayne State University Professor Steven Shaviro used his personal Facebook account to criticize protestors who shout down speakers with purportedly bigoted views.
A step in the right direction: West Virginia Governor signs ‘New Voices’ bill into law
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed the Student Journalism and Press Freedom Protection Act into law, granting statutory protections to student journalists in public K-12 schools and public institutions of higher education.
Stanford’s Gerald Gunther warned against campus limits on free speech three decades ago — First Amendment News 373
Professor Collins provides insight into the Stanford shoutdown of a federal judge through the example of Stanford Law School’s renowned constitutionalist Gerald Gunther (1927-2002), who predicted the problem that today has engulfed his law school.