Table of Contents
Students: Know Your Rights, Order FIRE’s Free Guides
August is wrapping up and students are heading back to school, many of them going off to college for the first time. Given the extent of FIRE's case history, a good first step for students planning on retaining their rights on campus is education. FIRE's acclaimed Guides to Student Rights on Campus is a series of five handbooks that provide a thorough overview of students' rights and how to protect them from administrative overreach. FIRE's Guides series include:
- FIRE's Guide to Free Speech on Campus
- FIRE's Guide to Religious Liberty on Campus
- FIRE's Guide to Due Process and Fair Procedure on Campus
- FIRE's Guide to Student Fees, Funding, and Legal Equality on Campus
- FIRE's Guide to First-Year Orientation and Thought Reform on Campus
Hard copies of all the Guides are free to students upon request. PDFs of the Guides are also available for free download at the links above.
FIRE’s award-winning Newsdesk covers the free speech news you need to stay informed.
Grammy-winning rocker Melissa Etheridge appears on second installment of SPIN and FIRE’s video interview series, ‘Free Speech + Other Dirty Words’
Artist-turned-activist Melissa Etheridge sits down for an episode of “Free Speech + Other Dirty Words,” the provocative and engaging new video series created by legendary media brand SPIN and FIRE.
FIRE announces Greek life guides to help fraternities and sororities defend their rights
Far too many universities treat Greek organizations as second-class student groups and fraternity and sorority members as second-class students.
West Texas A&M president vows to ignore ‘the law of the land’ to cancel student-run drag show
The president of West Texas A&M University said yesterday he will violate the law to stop a student group’s charity drag show from taking place on campus.
Denver Law swears it didn’t stifle student speech. Its own statements suggest otherwise.
Administrators at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law unfairly questioned members of the Federalist Society who hosted a speaking event featuring Ilya Shapiro.