Professor Daphne Patai - Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, speaks to attendees at the annual 2010 Campus Freedom Network Conference.
One advocate was arrested and handcuffed for two hours after peacefully demonstrating in a public park. FIRE is suing to protect the constitutional right to speak freely in public parks.
In new friend-of-the-court filing, FIRE asks Supreme Court to affirm lower court decision striking “consent” requirement for trademarks.
Belief-based student groups won an important victory last week in a federal appeals court, which restored the ability of many such groups to meet on public campuses and in public schools in the many western states.
A federal district court denied FIRE’s request for a preliminary injunction and held that West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler is entitled to qualified immunity.