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Speech Codes

Speech Codes: Alive and Well, 10 Years Later

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Ten years ago, in the summer of 2003, Harvey Silverglate and I published a piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education called "Speech Codes: Alive and ...

Tyler Kingkade

UNC 'Intimidation' Case Against Student Alleging Sexual Assault Raises Free Speech Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.14.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has dropped its case against Landen Gambill, a sophomore student UNC accused of creating an intimidating ...

Fraternities: Disastrous for Free Speech on Campus?

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 12.05.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Make no mistake, the dilemmas posed by fraternity incidents have ramifications far beyond Greek life. The free speech controversies posed by fraternities -- and the responses to them -- often threaten the free speech rights of all students.

The Department of Education, Yale, And the New Threat to Free Speech on Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 08.15.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Since the 1980s, harassment policies have been the main vehicle for campus speech codes -- that is, collegiate policies that restrict speech protected by the First Amendment.

Nietzsche, Buddhism, and Burning College Newspapers: My Interview with spiked

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Last week I sat down for an interview in my backyard in Brooklyn with Brendan O'Neill, editor of the British online magazine spiked. Brendan has been ...

Outing Campus Censors in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In this age of campus obsession with sensitivity above all else, some may think that criticizing a university professor could rightfully land a student in hot water. But colleges and universities must not insulate themselves from serious controversy.

Dust-Up Round 3! Ben Stein's Expelled

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Lukianoff

If Ben Stein cares so much about free speech and academic freedom, where has he been all these years?