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Tomas v. Coley

From February 2015, to July 2015
California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

A student at Cal Poly sued the school after he was prevented from passing out flyers except in a designated free speech zone.

Nally v. Graham

October 2020
Haskell Indian Nations University

The editor-in-chief of Haskell Indian Nations University’s student newspaper was given a directive by the school’s president to not attack any student, faculty member or staff member with letters or in public.

Nicholas Wallace, Stanford Law School

From January 2021, to June 2021
Stanford Law School

A student at Stanford Law School had his diploma placed on hold after officers of the Federalist Society pushed administrators to initiate a formal investigation over a satirical flier the student created advertising a mock Federalist Society event.

Naomi Mathew, Truman State University

From November 2019, to February 2020
Truman State University

Naomi Mathew applied to start a student club called Animal Alliance at Truman State University, but her application was denied on the grounds that such a club would pose an “emotional risk” to students and a “reputational risk” to the school. After the Foundation for Individual Rights in education became involved, the school reversed course, recognizing the group and pledging to reform its student group recognition policies.