35 Universities Adopt ‘The Chicago Statement’ On Free Speech–1,606 To Go
University speech codes, restrictive “free-speech zones,” commencement speaker “dis-invitations,” and campus shout-downs of invited speakers threaten to undermine our schools’ defining mission: the free, nonpartisan quest for truth.
Why and how to achieve free speech on campus
Justice Antonin Scalia observed: “If you stop speech that hurts other peoples’ feelings, the First Amendment will become a dead letter.”
This Professor Will Get His Day In Court After University Punishes Him For Free Speech
Can a professor speak out against one of the ingrained beliefs of the higher education system without facing retaliation?
This Texas Law Hinders Free Speech
We trustees, though, had been warned that when even at a social function we should not discuss college business ever. That restriction — censorship — is utter nonsense. It says, “Remain ignorant.”
The Best Way to Get Rid of Campus Free Speech Zones
Public colleges and universities are constrained by the First Amendment. Their officials are not allowed to impinge upon the freedom of speech unless they have a compelling reason for doing so.
State Legislatures Have A Duty To Protect Free Speech At Public Universities
The Supreme Court has ruled that “State colleges and universities are not enclaves immune from the sweep of the First Amendment.” However, too often today, the freedom required to pursue truth is impeded in and by our universities themselves.
Washington should leave free speech on campus to state lawmakers
It’s early yet for most state legislative sessions, but Wisconsin, Michigan, California, West Virginia, and Nebraska lawmakers, to name a few, are considering proposals to protect free speech on college campuses this year.
Outlawing The ‘Heckler’s Veto': Drive To Restore Free Speech On Campus Gathers Steam In The States
A wave of support for legislative efforts to restore free speech and debate on campus appears to be taking shape in a number of states across the country.
Campus Free-Speech Disruptions Test Our Democratic Faith
On January 31, the Texas Senate’s State Affairs Committee will travel to Texas State University in San Marcos to hold a hearing to “ascertain any restrictions on Freedom of Speech rights that Texas students face in expressing their views on campus.”
Is pedagogical profanity sexual assault?
U. S. District Judge Shelly Dick upheld the firing by the LSU president of Prof. Teresa Buchanan on the grounds of Title IX “sexual assault.” Her crime? The professor sometimes uses pedagogical profanity in the classroom.