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Explore the debate and science of Freedom of Speech.

April 8, 2021

Free Speech at UT: An Open Letter to President Jay Hartzell

Louis K. Bonham

President Hartzell: Is your defense of free speech merely a set of platitudes meant to mollify critics and the state legislature, while behind closed doors wokeism takes over UT?

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March 30, 2021

UT Law Evades the First Amendment

David Acevedo

UT Austin alumnus Louis K. Bonham conducted an in-depth investigation and discovered that UT Law's Law and Religion Clinic intends to curb the study and teaching of the First Amendment.

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March 30, 2021

UT Law School’s First Amendment Center: An Update

Louis K. Bonham

In this piece, Louis Bonham investigates the University of Texas Law School's First Amendment Center, which, after further research, he demonstrates is not so concerned with the First Am...

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March 10, 2021

SCOTUS Allows First Amendment Lawsuit against Georgia Gwinnett College

Teresa Manning

The case is a sober reminder that college increasingly offers a false concept of comfort rather than education.

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October 8, 2020

UT Law School’s New First Amendment Center: A Potemkin Village?

Louis K. Bonham

The new Law and Religion Clinic "will not engage in litigation that can succeed only at the expense of the rights of groups represented in our community." What does that mean?

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April 15, 2020

Scholar Recommends Scorched Earth Strategy Against Higher Ed to Reform It

Jennifer Kabbany

In his forthcoming book, John Ellis proposes strong legislative action to combat the ideological homogeneity within American higher education.

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March 23, 2020

It’s Time to Afflict the Comfortable in Higher Ed

David Randall

South Dakota is trying to ensure true intellectual diversity at its universities and colleges. Meanwhile, the guild strikes back.

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November 5, 2019

The Road to Implementing a Free Speech Bill in South Dakota

Peter Wood

H.B. 1807 passed the South Dakota legislature earlier this year, and now the Board of Regents must implement the free speech bill. Peter Wood offers his recommendations in this letter t...

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June 28, 2019

GOP Senators Are Blowing It on Free Speech

Rachelle Peterson

Congress is increasingly interested in free speech but only express platitudes on the issue. 

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April 22, 2019

Free to Speak: Reforming the Higher Education Act

National Association of Scholars

More than 100 scholars and writers call on Congress to strip public universities of eligibility for federal student loans when they violate the First Amendment. 

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