Read ‘The Torch’ in December and Catch Up on 2011

December 16, 2011

FIRE had a huge year in 2011, and we have a lot of good news to report as we look forward to an even bigger 2012. Over the next couple of weeks, FIRE staff will highlight the most important and interesting cases, victories, events, trends, legal developments, and news you might have missed in 2011.

We’ll also be releasing Spotlight on Speech Codes 2012: The State of Free Speech on Our Nation’s Campuses, with new graphs, arresting findings, and key trends. Which states have the best and worst percentages of schools with deeply restrictive "red light" speech policies? Which colleges improved their speech code ratings in 2011, and which ones regressed? Find out soon right here at