Free Speech

As a search committee looks for Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair’s replacement, the Editorial Board urges it to select candidates who can further Nair’s work as a liaison for underrepresented student groups, an advocate for ...

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has awarded Emory University its highest rating for free speech on campus, making Emory the first university in Georgia to achieve the “green light” rating. Sasha Volokh, the chair of the University’s ...

We attend a university that is dedicated to open expression, a value that is at the core of academic pursuit. It is easy to forget that without continuous maintenance, freedom of speech is jeopardized by popular demands for conformity. Recent ...

Emory “could surely do better” in protecting free speech, Chair of the Emory University Open Expression Committee and Associate Professor of Law Alexander “Sasha” Volokh said at an Oct. 19 “Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory” forum. “We have to ...

Honorees at the 16th annual Charles L. Weltner Freedom of Information Banquet hosted by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation Oct. 19 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel included an Emory alumna and the Carter Center’s Global Access to Information Program. ...

Our president’s latest temper tantrum to distract the country from his total inefficacy as commander-in-chief was a tirade against the National Football League (NFL). President Donald J. Trump made a firestorm of statements via Twitter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ...

Ben Shapiro is particularly intimidating, towering over the crowd at a self-proclaimed 5 feet, 9 inches. But on Sept. 9, Shapiro arrived at University of California, Berkeley, armed with even more dangerous weapons than 160 pounds of raw sinew: his ...

I never thought I would actually have to write a defense of free speech. But two weeks ago, Emory Law student Jonathan Hamrick wrote an op-ed that broke new ground for Emory’s far left by suggesting that we, as a ...

Days ago, pending Milo Yiannopoulos’s speech at the University of California, Berkeley, an event arose more controversial than any so far in the free speech debate. In lieu of standard protesters, there were rioters. They lit fires, launched projectiles and ...