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California State University, FresnoQueens CollegeKellogg Community CollegeGeorgia Gwinnett CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau ClaireCalifornia State University, Los AngelesYuba City Community CollegeUniversity at BuffaloLos Angeles City CollegeEastern Michigan UniversityMissouri State UniversityAugusta State UniversityGeorgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of North Carolina, WilmingtonSanta Rosa Junior CollegeSouth Orange County Community College DistrictUtah Valley UniversityUniversity of CincinnatiUniversity of California, RiversideUniversity of California, Los AngelesUniversity of California, IrvineUniversity of California, DavisUniversity of California, DavisColorado State UniversityUniversity of Colorado, BoulderColorado State UniversityMohave Community CollegeSnow CollegeSan Jose City CollegeSpokane Falls Community CollegeUniversity of Colorado, BoulderUniversity of Colorado, BoulderUniversity of California, Los AngelesChemeketa Community CollegeOregon State UniversityCalifornia State University, FresnoCalifornia State University East BayNorthern Arizona UniversityMiles Community CollegeSacramento City CollegeColorado School of the MinesColorado State UniversityLos Rios Community College DistrictLaramie County Community CollegeUniversity of ColoradoUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraCal Poly, San Luis ObispoUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraEvergreen State CollegeEastern Washington UniversityBoise State UniversityColorado State UniversitySan Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco State UniversityCollege of Western IdahoCollege of the RedwoodsCollege of Southern IdahoUniversity of California, HastingsUniversity of MontanaUniversity of IdahoChabot-Las Posita Community College DistrictBoise State UniversityCalifornia Polytechnic State University-PomonaCalifornia State UniversityBoise State UniversitySan Diego State UniversityBoise State UniversityWeatherford CollegeUniversity of OklahomaTexas State Technical College--MarshallTexas A&M UniversityUniversity of Texas, San AntonioTarrant County CollegeTexas Tech UniversityUniversity of Texas, AustinTexas A&M UniversityArizona State UniversityUniversity of HoustonUniversity of HoustonPrairie View A&MTexas A&M UniversityStudent at Austin Community College Paris Junior CollegeNorthwest Vista CollegeNortheast Lakeview CollegeNorth Central Texas CollegeMohave Community CollegeParadise Valley Community CollegeTexas A&M UniversityUniversity of Texas, AustinHill CollegeCameron UniversityTexas A&M UniversityOklahoma State UniversityOklahoma State UniversityConnors State CollegeUniversity of New MexicoArizona State UniversityUniversity of OklahomaArizona State UniversityAngelo State UniversityUniversity of South AlabamaUniversity of GeorgiaPalm Beach State CollegeVirginia TechVirginia TechUniversity of VirginiaUniversity of South AlabamaUniversity of North AlabamaUniversity of FloridaUniversity of AlabamaLord Fairfax Community CollegeSavannah State UniversityUniversity of VirginiaUniversity of Central FloridaMiddle Tennessee State UniversityWestern Piedmont Community CollegeVirginia Community College System (Thomas Nelson Community College)University of Louisiana, LaFayetteNorthwest Florida State CollegeNorth Georgia Technical CollegeNicholls State UniversityValencia State CollegeMartin Community CollegeUniversity of North Carolina, GreensboroLord Fairfax Community CollegeCentral Alabama Community CollegeJohnston Community CollegeJames Sprunt Community CollegeJ. Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeIsothermal Community CollegeWestern Kentucky UniversityGwinnett Technical CollegeCape Fear Community CollegeNorth Carolina State UniversityGeorgia Institute of TechnologyGeorgia Southern UniversityGaston CollegeForsyth Technical Community CollegeSouthern Crescent Technical CollegeElizabeth City State UniversityEast Carolina UniversityJames Madison UniversityDaytona State CollegeMiami-Dade Community CollegeFlorida A&M UniversityUniversity of Alabama, TuscaloosaUniversity of South CarolinaUniversity of Alabama, TuscaloosaCatawba Valley Community CollegeUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel HillLouisiana State UniversityBrunswick Community CollegeBlue Ridge Community CollegeBladen Community CollegeUniversity of FloridaUniversity of GeorgiaBeaufort County Community CollegeUniversity of LouisvilleValdosta State UniversityAuburn UniversityAsheville Buncombe Technical Community CollegeArkansas State UniversityUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel HillWestfield State UniversityU.S. Military AcademyWashington County Community CollegeCheyney UniversitySUNY BuffaloUniversity of Southern MaineUniversity of Massachusetts at DartmouthUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstUniversity of BaltimoreThe College of New JerseyThaddeus Stevens College of TechnologyKutztown University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore CountyPennsylvania State UniversityPrince George's Community CollegePassaic County Community CollegeMillersville University of PennsylvaniaMassachusetts College of Liberal ArtsMansfield University of PennsylvaniaKutztown University of PennsylvaniaClarion University of PennsylvaniaRutgers UniversitySUNY OswegoBowie State UniversityKingsborough Community CollegeSUNY BuffaloPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity of MarylandEdinboro University of PennsylvaniaEast Stroudsburg University of PennsylvaniaDutchess Community CollegeSUNY Stony BrookPennsylvania State UniversityPennsylvania State UniversityPennsylvania State UniversityHagerstown Community CollegeDelaware County Community CollegeTemple UniversitySUNY AlbanyClarion University of PennsylvaniaShippensburg UniversityUniversity of VermontCalifornia University of PennsylvaniaUniversity at BuffaloHunter College, City University of New YorkUniversity of MarylandState University of New YorkUniversity of MichiganCollege of DuPageWayne State UnviersityWayne State CollegeWashington State Community CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonUniversity of Wisconsin, Green BayUniversity of North DakotaUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of IowaGrand Valley State UniversityTruman State UniversityEastern Michigan UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau ClaireUniversity of WisconsinShawnee State UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, SuperiorOhio State University, MansfieldWinona State UniversityUniversity of Nebraska, OmahaUniversity of NebraskaPeru State CollegeWaukesha County Technical CollegeNortheast Ohio Medical UniversityEureka CollegeMoraine Park Technical CollegeMoberly Area Community CollegeMissouri Western State UniversityMinnesota State University-MoorheadMinnesota State College Southeast TechnicalMid-Plains Community CollegeMcHenry County CollegeIndiana University, BloomingtonUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of MichiganLake Region State CollegeUniversity of KansasUniversity of KansasMiami University of OhioUniversity of Wisconsin, SuperiorIndiana University, BloomingtonUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignLakeshore Technical CollegeHighland Community CollegeUniversity of MissouriHawkeye Community CollegeGrand Valley State UniversityIowa State UniversityEdison Community CollegeIowa State UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau ClaireDes Moines Area Community CollegeDes Moines Area Community CollegeUniversity of MinnesotaSouthwest Missouri State UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonCollege of Lake CountyIndiana University, BloomingtonCity Colleges of ChicagoUniversity of ToledoOhio State UniversityWashburn UniversityUniversity of IowaSouthern Illinois UniversitySt. Cloud UniversityChadron State CollegeUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota, MorrisCentral Community CollegeCase Western Reserve UniversityCarl Sandburg CollegeWright State UniversityWichita State UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonColumbus State Community College

Brooker v. Franks

As a student at Missouri State University, Emily Brooker was ordered to lobby the state legislature for same-sex “adoption” as...

Institution: Missouri State University

Location: Springfield, MO

Topic: Compelled Speech of Belief

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley

In 2010, Jennifer Keeton was a graduate student at Augusta State University studying to become a school counselor. She was...

Institution: Augusta State University

Location: Augusta, GA

Topic: Compelled Speech of Belief

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Loss

Sklar v. Clough

In 2006, ADF filed a lawsuit against Georgia Institute of Technology for its “draconian speech codes” that prohibited speech on...

Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology

Location: Atlanta, GA

Topic: Speech Code, Speech Zone, Student Fees, Establishment Clause

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Adams v. Trustees of University of North Carolina-Wilmington

In 1993, Dr. Mike Adams, a self-declared atheist and liberal, began working at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNCW). He...

Institution: University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Location: Wilmington, NC

Topic: Faculty Speech

Intervention: Litigation

Outcome: Victory

Student at Santa Rosa Junior College

In 2009 a student at Santa Rosa Junior College contacted ADF for assistance. The student had been selected to speak...

Institution: Santa Rosa Junior College

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Topic: Establishment Clause

Intervention: Non-litigation

Outcome: Victory

Westphal v. Wagner

American United for Separation of Church and State filed a lawsuit against South Orange Community College District, in California, for...

Institution: South Orange County Community College District

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Topic: Establishment Clause

Intervention: Amicus

Outcome: Victory

Utah Valley University

ADF sent a demand letter to Utah Valley University addressing its unconstitutional speech code policy. The University responded and agreed...

Institution: Utah Valley University

Location: Orem, UT

Topic: Speech Code

Intervention: Non-litigation

Outcome: Victory

University of Cincinnati

ADF sent a demand letter to University of Cincinnati addressing its unconstitutional speech codes, speech zones, and student fee policies....

Institution: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinatti, OH

Topic: Speech Code, Speech Zone, Student Fees

Intervention: Non-litigation

Outcome: Victory

University of California, Riverside

In April 2012, ADF sent a demand letter to University of California-Riverside addressing its unconstitutional speech code policy. The University...

Institution: University of California, Riverside

Location: Riverside, CA

Topic: Speech Code

Intervention: Non-litigation

Outcome: Victory

University of California, Los Angeles

In April 2012, ADF sent an information letter to University of California-Los Angeles addressing an unconstitutional speech code policy. The...

Institution: University of California, Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Topic: Speech Code

Intervention: Non-litigation

Outcome: Victory

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