Day: August 13, 2014

The Times’ One-Sided “Debate” on Sex Hearings

The “Room for Debate” section at the New York Times recentlyexamined the issue of campus claims of sexual assault. But the “debate” more accurately an imbalanced exchange—perhaps unsurprising given the Times’ almost wholly one-sided coverage of this issue in its news pages. FIRE’s Samantha Harris made a typically compelling case for the importance of due […]

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Are Our Universities Becoming More Open?

The University of Florida (UF) recently eliminated its last remaining speech code, removing all restrictions on constitutionally protected expression from its student policies. This does more than earn UF the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s (FIRE) highest, “green light” rating for free speech; it allows students at the university to comfortably express themselves and […]

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