A law professor used the “n-word” in class as a part of teaching about constitutional law and the freedom of speech, and was criticized for it by students. The university stood behind him because it is free speech.
Topic: First Amendment
A community college in Los Angeles, California, agreed to disband its ‘free speech zones’ after a two-year lawsuit was settled.
Here’s a fascinating bit of history: Thanksgiving and the first amendment are practically twins, passed within 24 hours of each other.
A conservative commentator on YouTube, Steven Crowder, upset Texas Christian University administrators over his most recent “Change My Mind” tour on whether “rape culture” exists. Crowder filmed it on a public sidewalk in front of the university.
Free speech absolutists are getting nearly impossible to find on campuses, at least among the Left that dominates universities.
Few at Columbia University would object if you called them the best and the brightest, yet they are no more incandescent than the rest of the public when it comes to enumerating their first amendment freedoms.
A judge ruled in favor of a high school student and against an Oregon high school for censoring his pro-Trump t-shirt.
The Blue and Gray Press, the student newspaper for the University of Mary Washington, saw its printing budget axed by the school administration over alleged environmental concerns, which starkly contrasted with previous statements by administrators on their reporting standards.
But he never entertains the possibility that the education that not only colleges but high schools and universities offer has deteriorated to such an extent that only conservatives know what the First Amendment does.
In fact, the academy is no longer a haven for First Amendment absolutists, if it ever was.