Muslim Leaders Settle Lawsuit with NYPD in Resounding Win for Equal Constitutional Protection

 The Guardian reports that last week a settlement was reached in a lawsuit against the New York Police Department in which lawyers representing New Jersey-area Muslim community leaders won significant concessions from the defendant. The suit, filed jointly by Muslim … Read more »

Illinois State Government Joins Ranks of Net Neutrality Defenders Across Country

With the publication in the federal register of the FCC’s plan to scrap federal net neutrality protections, the struggle for net neutrality enters its most contentious phase:  state legislatures and attorneys general  have mounted a coordinated defense, as well as … Read more »

Judge Affirms Validity of Free Speech Case Against UIUC

Steven Salaita—who gave up a tenured position to accept an offer from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)—will get his day in court.

The scholar was dismissed by the University last year for publishing a series of “uncivil” tweets … Read more »