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As Promised, Trump Signs Contentious Executive Order on Campus Free Speech

President Trump vowed to sign an executive order requiring American colleges and universities to protect free speech on campus, and would withhold federal research funds from schools that don't comply. “Today, I am proud to announce that I will be very soon be signing an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research funds,” Trump said in his remarks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC.

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New Knight Study Released on The Future of the First Amendment

The Future of the First Amendment: 2018 Report of High School Students and Teachers report examines how high school students' attitudes about the First Amendment, censorship, and the news environment are changing and what that means for the future of democracy.

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Settlement Reached In UC Berkeley On-Campus Speaker Policy Suit

UC Berkeley and conservative groups Young America’s Foundation and Berkeley College Republicans have reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought […]

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Arkansas Student Newspaper Overcomes Censorship Dispute

The controversy that ensued over an investigation published by student journalists—despite a state law protecting their rights—has come to a close. Student […]

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Nazi Salute in Photo is Protected by the First Amendment, Baraboo School District Says

Wisconsin high school students went unpunished for appearing in a pre-prom photo in what seems to be a Nazi salute. School administrators say they are protected by the First Amendment. What are the students rights to free speech?

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Wisconsin High Court Sides With Professor In Academic Freedom Case

On July 6, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that Marquette University breached its contract with a former professor after […]

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Heterodox Academy Hosts Inaugural Open Mind Conference

Heterodox Academy hosted its inaugural Open Mind Conference last week at TheTimesCenter in New York. Heterodox Academy is a membership […]

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University of Michigan Clarifies Speech Codes On Same Day DOJ Declares Opposition

On June 11, 2018, the Department of Justice filed a “Statement of Interest” in a case between D.C.-based civil rights […]

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