First Amendment

University of Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Student Journalist

The University of Illinois has settled a lawsuit with a student who alleged that the school violated his First Amendment rights when it applied a “no-contact order” against him, meaning that the student was told he could not film or report on a physical altercation that took place between him and an instructor at an anti-Trump protest on campus.

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Chico State Professor: College Republicans’ First Amendment Rights ‘Intensely Hurtful’ to Students

An instructor at California State University, Chico (CSU, Chico) referred to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party as “poison,” and suggested that she and other professors use the “immense privilege” they have as “tenured faculty” to protect students who are offended by their classmates exercising their First Amendment rights. The instructor told Breitbart News that the First Amendment allowing the school’s College Republicans to “voice their support for Trump and — the Republican Party” is “intensely hurtful” to many students on campus.

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DOJ Calls on Jones County Junior College to Cease ‘Unconstitutional Conduct,’ Obey First Amendment

The DOJ issued a Statement of Interest on Monday regarding Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi, which is facing a lawsuit alleging that the public school threatened students with arrest for exercising their First Amendment rights on campus. “[The school’s] unconstitutional conduct cannot stand,” reads the DOJ’s Statement. “It should comply voluntarily with the First Amendment — and soon.”

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American University Professor: Create ‘Department of Anti-Racism’ to ‘Monitor Public Officials’ for Wrongthink

American University professor Ibram Kendi says that the U.S. Constitution should be amended “to fix the original sin of racism” by adding an “anti-racist amendment.” The professor also says that a federal “Department of Anti-Racism” should be established, giving empowered “experts” the “disciplinary tools to wield over and against” public officials expressing “racist ideas.”

Professsor Ibrahim X. Kendi