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ADF sues Univ. of N. Texas on behalf of math professor fired for joke about ‘microaggressions’

Department head said he didn’t agree with professor’s views, fired him immediately without following university’s own procedures SHERMAN, Texas – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed suit in federal court Thursday on behalf of a University of North Texas professor in Denton fired for criticizing flyers about “microaggressions” that someone left anonymously in the mathematics department’s […]

Atheists, Jews, Muslims, Catholics file support at US Supreme Court for student free speech rights

WASHINGTON – An ideologically diverse array of groups submitted friend-of-the-court briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court this week that ask it to take a case filed by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys on behalf of two former college students seeking to vindicate their constitutionally protected freedoms. The parties supporting the former students include atheist, Jewish, Catholic, […]

High-school athletes file suit to protect fairness in girls’ sports

ADF attorneys represent female track competitors marginalized by Connecticut’s allowance of boys in their events HARTFORD, Conn. – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing three female high-school track competitors and their mothers filed suit in federal court Wednesday to challenge Connecticut’s policy of allowing males to compete in girls’ sports—a policy that robs female athletes of […]

Univ. of Wisconsin restricts student expression in public outdoor areas of campus

River Falls campus forbids student conversation without advance permission, student group recognition RIVER FALLS, Wis. – Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Tuesday to officials with University of Wisconsin–River Falls on behalf of a student after a school administrator informed her that she could not engage in expression in the public outdoor areas of campus without paying […]

Religious school groups: Our freedom to decide who teaches our faith should be respected

ADF files brief on behalf of Christian schools, associations asking Supreme Court to affirm their freedom from undue govt interference WASHINGTON – Alliance Defending Freedom, together with Troutman Sanders, one of the country’s largest and most respected law firms, filed a friend-of-the-court brief Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of several Christian education associations and a […]

Pro-life student group’s lawsuit prompts systemwide policy change at nation’s largest university

ADF attorneys represent Students for Life at Cal State–San Marcos SAN DIEGO – A federal lawsuit against California State University–San Marcos came to an end Tuesday after the university agreed to revise student fee policies and pay more than $240,000 in the wake of a federal court’s ruling last summer that found those policies unconstitutionally discriminated […]

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