University of Michigan pushes back against free speech lawsuit

University of Michigan pushes back against free speech lawsuit

September 28, 2020

The University of Michigan is pushing back against a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the school’s “Bias Response Team” and policies that allegedly chill campus speech. In a court filing on…

Julia Montag: The physics of free speech

Julia Montag: The physics of free speech

September 28, 2020

Newton’s third law of motion states every action has an equal and opposite reaction. It implies forces always exist in pairs. For example, if you attempt to push a car…

Michigan Fires Back on Free Speech Lawsuit

Michigan Fires Back on Free Speech Lawsuit

September 28, 2020

The University of Michigan blasted a Justice Department-backed free speech lawsuit against it Friday, calling it “a false caricature” of the institution’s rules on free expression. Last month, a new…

Trump and his fellow Republicans want to make colleges safe for bullies

Trump and his fellow Republicans want to make colleges safe for bullies

September 28, 2020

If you listened to conservatives, you would think that college campuses are a hotbed of socialist censorship, where anyone deviating from a far-left line is subject to punishments that are…

WSJ: Responding to the Bias Response Team

WSJ: Responding to the Bias Response Team

September 28, 2020

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently promised to be “vigilant” in defending free-speech rights on campus, and last week the Justice Department followed through by scoring the University of Michigan for…

A Movement Rises to Take Back Higher Education

A Movement Rises to Take Back Higher Education

September 28, 2020

Debra Mashek, a psychology professor at Harvey Mudd College, was leading a class discussion about intellectual humility this past semester when the conversation came to a halt. Ms. Mashek asked…