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FIRE’s Azhar Majeed Recalls 2012’s Free Speech Victories in ‘PolicyMic’
Although 2013 is finally here, FIRE's Associate Director of Legal and Public Advocacy Azhar Majeed doesn't want us to forget the victories won for students' expressive rights in 2012! Yesterday in PolicyMic, Azhar recounted several of the wins students on campuses across the country garnered last year.
Azhar regales PolicyMic readers with tales of overturned speech codes at the University of Southern California and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a few other hard-earned speech code revisions in 2012. Check out these stories of free speech victories in Azhar's PolicyMic piece today!
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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.