Campus Free Speech
No, it’s not an attempt to monitor faculty and student views. It’s an attempt to make sure they’re allowed to express them.
A way of warning someone they might feel offended is itself offensive?
Why is straight reporting on educational reform measures so difficult.
A training session for graduate students urged them to prohibit students from discussing problematic views.
A new survey of students' free speech attitudes has both encouraging and worrying findings.
Regardless of what one thinks about CRT, legislators should not try to suppress ideas in academia
Stanford Law Dean: 'I Would Never Have Approved' Investigating a Student for Mocking the Federalist Society
"Stanford Law School is strongly committed to free speech," says Dean Jenny S. Martinez, who wants to "ensure that something like this does not happen again."
The university investigated a law school student for mocking the Federalist Society, putting his diploma on hold until yesterday.
Doing the wrong thing at an off-campus party could lead to on-campus consequences.
Conservatives should be fighting to open universities up, not to close them down
The surprising move raises concerns about academic freedom.
Just one illustration among many.
Rutgers Law School, the National Coalition on Censorship, and the Washington Post.
"How Often Do You Think People Make False Accusations" Related to Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination, or Retaliation?
"All the times," "sometimes," or "rarely"? A prominent public university's training module requires faculty to give a particular answer.
A CNN story on the Rutgers law school controversy; the settlement agreement in the firing of Central Michigan University professor Tim Boudreau; and the views of Prof. Nadine Strossen, former President of the ACLU.
We Reply to Anonymous Above The Law Columnist's Response to Our "The New Taboo: Quoting Epithets in the Classroom and Beyond"
Above the Law refused to publish our reply, so we're publishing it here.
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
"Tenured Professor Abruptly Fired After Raising Allegations of Anti-Semitic Speech by Linfield University's President"
"[Daniel] Pollack-Pelzner ... is [also] one of many Linfield faculty members and students who have pushed back against the allegedly poor handling of sexual abuse and [harassment] claims by the administration."
The article is co-written by Prof. Randall Kennedy (Harvard), a leading scholar of race and the law, and me.
Now 14 states have legislation explicitly protecting free speech on campus.
University of Oklahoma Diversity Training Forces Students and Faculty To Affirm the School's Political Views
The mandatory online training requires users to select the “right” speech before they finish.
"Terror and dread fill academic workers, professors, and staff alike, and it is everywhere."
A Medical Student Questioned Microaggressions. UVA Branded Him a Threat and Banished Him from Campus.
Kieran Bhattacharya's First Amendment lawsuit can proceed, a court said.
University Trying to Block Distribution of Faculty Senate Meeting Video Excerpts Using Copyright Law
An interesting controversy involving Portland State University.
A free online conference sponsored by the LeFrak Forum on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy at Michigan State University.
A Professor Pushed Back Against 'White Fragility' Training. The College Investigated Her for 9 Months.
The chaos at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is by no means an isolated occurrence.
A federal appellate court lets a professor's First Amendment claim go forward, in an opinion that powerfully protects faculty academic freedom more broadly.
Universities Can't Selectively Enforce Nondiscrimination Policies Based on Student Groups' Viewpoints
That’s a clearly established constitutional mandate, the Eighth Circuit holds, so a university can’t get qualified immunity from liability in such a case.
In context, it seems clear that the post's reference to "Chinese" is indeed a reference to the Chinese government, not to people of Chinese extraction.