Zachary GreenbergProgram Officer, Individual Rights Defense Program

Zach Greenberg, a Justice Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellow, is a native Long Islander and a graduate of SUNY Binghamton and the Syracuse University College of Law. At Syracuse Law, Zach was president of the Federalist Society and a student attorney for the Criminal Defense Clinic, where he defended indigent individuals on misdemeanor charges. He is currently a member in good standing of the New York State Bar and the First Amendment Lawyers Association. He has spoken to groups of students, lawyers, and other professionals on various topics related to free speech and due process on campus.

Outside of FIRE, you can find Zach on the Ultimate Frisbee field, around a poker table, or hovered over a chess board. He also serves on the Philadelphia Area Disc Alliance Board of Directors and enjoys watching his beloved New England Patriots win Super Bowls.

Selected Writings

A world without hate speech,” October 12, 2017

Rejecting the ‘heckler’s veto,’June 14, 2017

Striking the Balance Between Academic Freedom and Transparency in Higher Education,” The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, April 10, 2017

Let Ferpa Be Ferpa,The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14, 2018

Welcome to campus! Here’s your speech code,” The Washington Times, October 25, 2017

Syracuse University’s speech codes stifle free expression,” The Syracuse Post Standard, January 30, 2018