Marvi Ali served as a student defender on the Conduct and Honor Advisor Program at the College of William & Mary before graduating in 2017. Ali thinks a student-led approach to conduct and discipline at William & Mary leads to better outcomes for students, and how being a student defender made her more open-minded and empathetic.
The FIRE Student Network is a coalition of students who recognize the importance of advancing civil liberties on their campuses.
Due process and fundamental fairness are in crisis on America’s college and university campuses. Learn how Student Defenders groups protect student rights across the nation.
Higher education — and your campus — needs healthy, rigorous, and productive conversations. Here’s how you can help.
We can fix the problems if we can get everyone together with that productive mindset in the same room, looking at the student handbook and looking at how to make things better.
The FIRE Faculty Network is a coalition of college faculty interested in promoting and defending free expression and academic freedom at their institutions.
Meet fellow faculty deeply concerned about academic freedom and freedom of expression in American higher education.
FIRE’s Free Inquiry Grant program will support research that advances our understanding of free speech and academic freedom with a maximum grant size of $50,000.
The FIRE Legal Network is a nationwide group of practicing attorneys to whom we refer cases when counsel is necessary and the matter at issue falls outside the scope of FIRE’s mission or ability to assist. The FIRE Legal Network does not require dues or other such commitments, but it does provide you the opportunity to defend First Amendment rights.
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