Materials for “Hot Speech” Program on March 28, 2024

Hot Speech On Campus

  1. American Bar Association: Standard 208 on Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression (2/2024)
  2. “ABA’s New Law School Free Speech Requirement Just Makes Everything Worse” – Above the Law (2/6/24)
  3. AAUP 1915 Declaration of Principles
  4. AAUP 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure (updated, April 1970)
  5. AAUP June 1967, Sept. 1990,  1991, Nov. 1992 — Joint Statement on Rights and Freedoms of Students 
  6. AAUP Academic Freedom in Times of War (10/24/23)
  7. PEN America: 2019 Principles on Campus Free Speech
  8. PEN America: “Chasm In the Classroom:  Campus Free Speech in a Divided America”
  9. PEN America: Campus Free Speech Guide
  10. Kalven Report – Report on the University’s Role in Political and Social Action (Univ. of Chicago, Nov. 1967)
  11. Robert C. Post, “The Kalven Report, Institutional Neutrality and Academic Freedom” (1/17/24) (Unpublished manuscript; available on SSRN)
  12. Robert C. Post, “Comment on freedom of Expression In American Legal Education,” 51 Hofstra L Rev 667 (2023)
  13. Robert C. Post, “The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University,” in The Free Speech Century (Oxford Univ. Press 2019) (L. Bollinger and G. Stone, eds.)
  14. Cass R. Sunstein, “Free Speech on Campus? Thirty-seven Questions (And Almost as Many Answers,” (1/2/24) (Unpublished discussion draft; available on SSRN 1-2024 SSRN-id674320)
  15. Stephanie Saul, “At Penn, President’s Exit Fails to quell Turmoil,” New York Times (1/30/24)
  16. James Freeman, “Faculty for Yale,” Wall Street Journal Op Ed (2-15-24)
  17. Stephen L. Carter, “Why Free Speech Matters: College is All About Curiosity, and that Requires Free Speech,” New York Times Magazine (1/24/24)
  18. Jeannie Suk Gersen, “The Future of Academic Freedom,” The New Yorker Weekend Essay (1/27/24)
  19. Lawsuit at Sarah Lawrence
  20. Vimal Patel, “The Man Who Helped Redefine Campus Antisemitism”
  21. Eyal Press, “The Problem with Defining Anti-semitism,” The New Yorker (3/13/24)
  22. Dara Horn, “Why the Most Educated People in American Fall for Antisemitic Lies,” The Atlantic (2/15/24)
  23. Kate Zernike, “The Campus Wars Aren’t About Gender … Are They?” New York Times,  (1/28/24)
  24. Jesse Wegman, “How are Students Expected to Live Like This on Campuses?”
  25. The Harvard Crimson: “Discontinuation of Student Funding”
  26. Keith E. Whittington, “A Recent Appeals Court Ruling Imperils Academic Freedom” (7/10/23)
  27. Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act 42 USC 2000d et seq.
  28. New York City Bar Association Statement on Statement by CUNY on Fatima Mohammed Speech (7/23)
  29. Lawsuit at Berkeley
  30. Theo Baker, “The War at Stanford,” The Atlantic (3-26-24)

The Role of the Press

  1. Sharon Otterman, “How a 6-Second Video Turned a Campus Protest Into a National Firestorm,”  New York Times (12/18/23)
  2. Najib Aminy, “Gaza: A War of Weapons and Words,” Reveal podcast
  3. Rick Perlstein,”Metaphors Journalists Live By (Part I),” The American Prospect (1/17/24)
  4. Rick Perlstein, “Metaphors Journalists Live By (Part II),” The American Prospect (1/18/24)
  5. Philip Bump, Furor Over the Ivies — and Crickets About Florida, Wash. Post, Dec. 8, 2023
  6. Paul Krugman, The Biggest Threat to America’s Universities, N.Y. Times, Dec. 15, 2023
  7. Don Moynihan, How the Higher Education Outrage Sausage Is Made, Can We Still Govern?, Mar. 7, 2023
  8. Afshan Jafar, Anil Kalhan, Emily M.S. Houh, and Henry Reichman, We Fear a Dystopian Future for Florida’s Public Universities, TAMPA BAY TIMES, Dec. 16, 2023, at 22A
  9. Afshan Jafar, Henry Reichman, Davarian Baldwin, Emily M.S. Houh, Anil Kalhan, Charles Toombs, &Brian Turner, AAUP Special Committee on Florida, Political Interference and Academic Freedom in Florida’s Public Higher Education System (Dec. 2023)

Hot Speech in the Workplace