Tag:Free Speech

Professor Trachtenberg Blogs About Free Speech on Campuses

June 13th, 2018

The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog published an opinion piece by Professor Ben Trachtenberg on campus speech, titled, “Why let the Klan march at a private historically black college? ‘This…

Professor Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with new article

June 7th, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with “Private Universities and the First Amendment,” in the Journal of Dispute Resolution. He argues that private universities should think carefully…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at Illinois American Association of University Professors Conference

May 9th, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke at the spring conference of the Illinois American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The conference theme was “Defending Academic Freedom, Shared Governance and Tenure in an…

Dean Lidsky Appears on NPR’s On the Media To Discuss Defamation

May 9th, 2018

In April, Dean Lyrissa Lidsky appeared on NPR’s On the Media: Moving Beyond the Norm, talking to host Bob Garfield about defamation and the legal threats to Alex Jones’ Infowars…

Professor Jerry Participates in Campus Free Speech Discussion

May 4th, 2018

Professor Bob Jerry was one of 40 invited participants in an American Council on Education roundtable discussion on “Campus Inclusion and Free Expression” held recently at the University of Michigan. Kevin…