A proposed bill would do just that
"Hamline subjected López Prater to the foregoing adverse actions because . . . she did not conform her conduct to the specific beliefs of a Muslim sect," the lawsuit states.
Correspondence About UC Irvine Professor's Alleged Plagiarism Is Public Record, Subject to Disclosure
Retraction Watch prevails in a California appellate case.
A College Fired a Professor for Showing a Painting of Muhammad. Now, It Could Lose Its Accreditation.
"If Hamline won't listen to free speech advocates or faculty across the country, they'll have to listen to their accreditor," said FIRE attorney Alex Morey, who filed the complaint.
"Students were misreading exam questions at an astonishing rate," says Maitland Jones Jr.
Prominent social psychologist and NYU professor calls the requirement “explicitly ideological.”
The policy, released this week, places unconstitutional prohibitions on faculty speech.
More universities than ever are now requiring lengthy DEI statements from job applicants. Is that good for academic freedom?
A new survey from FIRE shows one-third of college students report it is “sometimes” or “always” acceptable to shout down a controversial campus speaker.
The best-selling author of Why People Believe Weird Things sees a fundamental clash between wokeness and scientific inquiry.
A conversation with Eugene Volokh about the Shapiro controversy and political statements by university leaders
Does Pulling Funding from CUNY Law School Because of School's Anti-Israel Resolution Violate First Amendment?
$50K in funding was withdrawn by a Brooklyn councilwoman, and transferred to a different organization.
My new article on academic freedom now online at the Houston Law Review
Religion and philosophy professor removed from directing a scholarly center for inviting Peter Singer to give a public lecture.
A conversation with David Rabban about the scope of protections for extramural and intramural speech
Campus administratve unit crosses a line in campaign to shame a sitting member of the faculty
Philosophy professor suspended from teaching his class on racism for showing a slide with examples of racial epithets
The AFA calls on the University of Dayton to allow its faculty to hear from the speakers they want
The AFA calls on Concordia University Wisconsin to recognize the academic freedom of Prof. Gregory Schulz
A conversation with Matthew Finkin on the relationship between tenure and academic freedom
A conversation with Dan Cullen about the Academic Leaders Task Force on Campus Free Expression
Professor Lipton's article, "Capital Discrimination" is back up on SSRN, despite the efforts of Philip Shawe's attorneys.
A paper by Professor Ann Lipton has been deplatformed because Philip R. Shawe does not like how it portrays his actions in a business dispute, and now a law review may refuse to publish the piece.
A conversation with Oxford University's Jeff McMahan on asking difficult questions in moral philosophy
Criticizing racial discrimination is protected by the university’s ‘Speech and Expression Policy’
The AFA calls on Collin College to reinstate Professor Michael Phillips
The AFA calls on GULC to end its investigation of Ilya Shapiro
State legislatures have leeway to regulate K-12 curriculum, but attempting the same on college campuses is a violation of academic freedom.
Federal judge issues a strongly worded opinion on Florida's conflict of interest policy
The law school has initiated disciplinary hearings against Professor Amy Wax stemming from her appearance on Glenn Loury's podcast
Draft article on academic freedom now available
A conversation with two members of Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Freedom
"The editors found my views to be 'hurtful' and refused to publish them," says Lawrence Alexander.
A conversation with the president of Claremont McKenna College, the school at the top of the free-speech rankings
Legislatures and regents across the country are restricting intellectual freedom
Keeping professors from testifying in lawsuits isn't the school's only free speech problem
The Louisiana state attorney general seems unclear on the nature of free speech
A conversation with the chancellor of the University of California at Irvine about academic freedom