Recommended Reading

Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

by Keith Whittington

Princeton University Press, 2018.

Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

by Nadine Strossen

Oxford University Press, 2018.

Democracy, Expertise, & Academic Freedom: A First Amendment Jurisprudence for the Modern State

by Robert C. Post

Yale University Press, 2013.

Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus

by Donald Downs

Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

by Greg Lukianoff

Encounter Books, 2014.

The Soul of the First Amendment

by Floyd Abrams

Yale University Press, 2017.

Free Speech on Campus

by Erwin Chemerinsky & Howard Gillman

Yale University Press, 2017.

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

Penguin Books, 2018.

Free Speech and Liberal Education: A Plea for Intellectual Diversity and Tolerance

by Donald Alexander Downs

Cato Institute, 2020.

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Individuals at academic institutions should not fear suppression or retaliation for teaching, writing, or speaking. We encourage you to join the movement in supporting the flourishing of intellectual life and the pursuit of knowledge and truth at institutions of higher learning.