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Sunday December 14th 2014

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Oklahoma State Settles Lawsuit with Campus Pro-Life Group

Oklahoma State Settles Lawsuit with Campus Pro-Life Group

SAMANTHA HARRIS, THE FIRE This past Friday, Oklahoma State University (OSU) settled a lawsuit with Cowboys for Life, a pro-life student organization that alleged the university had unjustly interfered with its ability to engage in expressive activity on campus. According to the lawsuit, brought by Alliance Defending Freedom, OSU used its free [...]

Students Focus on Free Speech in Georgetown Elections

Students Focus on Free Speech in Georgetown Elections

SUSAN KRUTH, THEFIRE.ORG As Georgetown University students await clarification of the school’s policies governing campus expression, candidates for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) are putting freedom of speech and association at the forefront of their campaigns, demonstrating that these [...]

Harvey Silverglate: ‘Ole Miss Seeks to Put First Amendment in a Noose’

Harvey Silverglate: ‘Ole Miss Seeks to Put First Amendment in a Noose’

SUSAN KRUTH, THEFIRE.ORG Last month, three University of Mississippi (UM) students placed a noose and an old Georgia state flag on a statue of James Meredith while shouting racial slurs. (Meredith was the first African-American student to enroll at UM after the Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education.) UM [...]

FIRE Provides Comment to White House Task Force

FIRE Provides Comment to White House Task Force

JOSEPH COHN, THEFIRE.ORG On Friday, February 28, 2014, FIRE submitted a written comment to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. The Task Force, established by President Obama on January 22, will be advising the President on how his administration can best address sexual assaults on campus and will draft a proposed [...]

‘Unlearning Liberty’ Again, This Time by Self-Censorship at ‘The Daily Targum’

‘Unlearning Liberty’ Again, This Time by Self-Censorship at ‘The Daily Targum’

Catherine Sevcenko, TheFIRE The Soviet Union was said to operate on a system of “telephone justice”: a judge would hold a trial and then call the local Communist Party boss to find out if the defendant should be found guilty or not. It appears that The Daily Targum, Rutgers University’s student paper, operates on a similar system of [...]

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