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Episode 121: FIRE's Samantha Harris Defines Unprotected Speech
Today's episode of FIREside Chats features FIRE's Spotlight Director, Samantha Harris, explaining what constitutes as unprotected speech. At the Campus Freedom Network Conference back in June, Samantha talked to students on how administrators often blur the lines between constitutionally protected speech and unprotected forms of expression in order to enforce speech codes. Check back next week for the final part of Samantha's presentation.
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When shouting silences speaking: Disinvitations, shoutdowns, and civil disobedience
No matter what you call it, when students and faculty silence free expression on campus, censorship wins.
After Utah city Dewey-decimates librarians’ free speech rights, FIRE threatens lawsuit
Elected officials in Orem, Utah, forbade library employees from criticizing government restrictions of book displays for gay pride month
FIRE launches expanded 2023 Free Inquiry Grant program, offering $200,000 to support research on free speech
FIRE is proud to announce that we have expanded the program to $200,000, with a maximum grant size of $65,000, to fund proposals supporting research that advances the understanding of free speech and academic freedom.
How to kill online free speech
The European Court of Human Rights provides a cautionary tale as the U.S. Supreme Court faces many challenges to its robust protections for online speech.