An article by Jamin Raskin, member of our Guides project’s Board of Editors and professor of Constitutional Law at American University Washington College of Law, was posted in AlterNet yesterday listing ten ways that federal judge appointments impact students’ rights. His questions include those regarding censorship of student speech and press, random drug testing, abortion, prayer and religious symbols, theistic language in the pledge of allegiance, sexual harassment policy, corporal punishment, and evolution.
FIRE submitted a formal comment to the Florida Board of Governors on a proposed regulation that requires tenured faculty at Florida’s public universities to undergo a comprehensive post-tenure review every five years.
During this term, the nine Justices will hear at least four cases with profound First Amendment and free speech implications for all Americans.
FIRE filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to hear a case concerning whether a public university can restrict access to a public sidewalk on its campus.
FIRE is partnering with New Tolerance Campaign to rally students, alumni, and concerned citizens in support of a new pro-free speech president at Emerson.