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In 'The Wall Street Journal': 'A Mother, a Feminist, Aghast'
In today’s Wall Street Journal, mother and attorney Judith Grossman writes about the appalling lack of due process afforded her son when he was charged by a campus tribunal with sexual misconduct that allegedly happened years in the past. Grossman writes: “What followed was a nightmare—a fall through Alice's looking-glass into a world that I could not possibly have believed existed, least of all behind the ivy-covered walls thought to protect an ostensible dedication to enlightenment and intellectual betterment.” Grossman’s op-ed is a must read for anyone concerned about fundamental rights on campus.
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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.