Cases

The Center for Academic Freedom is dedicated to ensuring freedom of speech and association for students and faculty on America's campuses so that everyone can freely participate in the marketplace of ideas without fear of government censorship.

We have litigated federal lawsuits against over a dozen colleges and universities in the last year alone.

CAF attorneys have earned an almost 90 percent success rate in challenging violations of students' First Amendment rights. Since its founding in 2006, CAF's advocacy efforts have resulted in hundreds of American campuses being changed for the better.

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WHO WE ARE

All students should be protected to freely speak and engage in the marketplace of ideas on campus under the First Amendment.

The ADF Center for Academic Freedom is dedicated to providing students and student organizations with support and information as they face escalating attacks on their free speech and religious freedom at America's public universities.

100% success rate against
anti-free speech zones
385 number of campus
victories
86% win percentage in
direct litigation

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The ADF Center for Academic Freedom is fighting for the rights of students on public university campuses all over America. All students deserve to exercise the rights guaranteed to them by the First Amendment.

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