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Reed v. Neiheisel

From October 2014, to July 2015
Northern Michigan University

A faculty member and a student sued members of a student newspaper’s board of directors for allegedly retaliating against them for publishing a number of controversial articles.

Wozniak v. Adesida

From April 2009, to August 2019
University of Illinois

A tenured faculty member at the University of Illinois was terminated and sued the university, alleging violations of his First Amendment rights.

James Livingston, Rutgers University

From May 2018, to November 2018
Rutgers University

James Livingston is a tenure history professor at Rutgers University. On May 31, 2018, Livington posted comments on Facebook that included the line, “OK, officially, I now hate white people. I am a white people, for God’s sake, but can we them—us—us out of my neighborhood?” The comments were widely shared on social media and […]