Cases

Fresno State Students for Life v. Thatcher

The Students for Life chapter at California State University, Fresno, received permission to chalk pro-life messages around campus in May...

Institution: California State University, Fresno

Location: Fresno, CA

Topic: Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Queens College Students for Life v. Members of the City University of New York Board of Trustees

In 2016, Students for Life (SFL) applied to be a recognized student group at Queen’s College in New York, but...

Institution: Queens College

Location: Flushing, NY

Topic: Student Fees, Freedom of Association

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Young Americans for Liberty v. Kellogg Community College

A student and several associates at Kellogg Community College were passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution and collecting signatures...

Institution: Kellogg Community College

Location: Battle Creek, MI

Topic: Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Pending

Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski

Chike Uzuegbunam is a student at Georgia Gwinnett College who sought to share his faith with his peers by handing...

Institution: Georgia Gwinnett College

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Topic: Speech Code, Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Pending

Liebl v. Schmidt

In 2016, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was denied credit for mandatory community service simply because her...

Institution: University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Location: Eau Claire, MI

Topic: Equal Access, Establishment Clause

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Young America’s Foundation v. Covino

Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chapter at California State University, Los Angeles, hosted Ben Shapiro for an event in February...

Institution: California State University, Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Topic: Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Dozier v. Houle

A student at Yuba City Community College was threatened with expulsion or arrest by a campus police officer for distributing...

Institution: Yuba City Community College

Location: Marysville, CA

Topic: Speech Code, Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

UB Students for Life v. Tripathi

University at Buffalo Students for Life (SFL) hosted a pro-life debate on April 18, 2013. State University of New York...

Institution: University at Buffalo

Location: Buffalo, NY

Topic: Speech Zone

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Lopez v. Candaele

In the fall of 2008, Jonathan Lopez attended Los Angeles City College (LACC). In his speech class, Jonathan gave a...

Institution: Los Angeles City College

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Topic: Speech Code

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Ward v. Polite

Julea Ward was a student in Eastern Michigan University’s masters program for counseling, but she was expelled from the program...

Institution: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Belleville, MI

Topic: Compelled Speech of Belief

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

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