Court: FSU wrong to remove student from senate president position over his Catholic beliefs

Order requires university to pay student his salary, explains that ‘those participating in the political process do not forfeit their First Amendment Freedoms’ Friday, Oct 9, 2020 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A federal court issued an order Friday that requires Florida State University to resume paying student Jack Denton his salary after unconstitutionally removing him from his position as […]

Broad support at US Supreme Court for holding govt officials accountable when they violate rights

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 WASHINGTON – Groups spanning the ideological spectrum have submitted friend-of-the-court briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of two former Georgia Gwinnett College students seeking to vindicate their constitutionally protected freedoms. The parties supporting the former students include both progressive and conservative public interest legal organizations, student groups, academic freedom experts, and the […]

Conservative students appeal case, argue U. of Minn. used official policy to suppress, censor Ben Shapiro event

ADF attorneys appeal lower court decision that denied justice to students censored by university Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 MINNEAPOLIS – Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom—representing a student group, a national nonprofit, and conservative speaker and author Ben Shapiro—filed a notice of appeal Tuesday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. The students and Shapiro are […]

Court to consider whether Florida university violated student’s right to free speech

ADF attorney available to media following hearing in federal district court Monday, Sep 28, 2020 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Tyson Langhofer will be available for interviews Tuesday following a hearing in federal district court in an ADF lawsuit challenging the unjust removal of former Florida State University student senate president Jack Denton. […]

Former GA students urge Supreme Court to hold govt officials accountable when they violate rights

ADF attorneys represent former Georgia Gwinnett College student prevented from engaging in free speech on campus Monday, Mar 8, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday in Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski that government officials must be held accountable when they violate constitutionally protected freedoms. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent Chike Uzuegbunam, who was prevented from sharing his faith on […]

Georgia Tech student group’s lawsuit prompts end to discrimination against MLK’s neice

ADF attorneys represent Students for Life club denied funding to sponsor Alveda King event because she is ‘inherently religious’ like her uncle Thursday, Sep 10, 2020 ATLANTA – Georgia Tech has agreed to change the unconstitutional policies that allowed its student government to deny funding for a speaking event featuring Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist […]