NEW LAWSUIT—FIRE sues NJ's Essex County College for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate
After a professor defended a Black Lives Matter event on Fox News, her college fired her, claiming they were "inundated" with complaints. They won't let see them, so we'll see them in court.
. sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate
New year, new tool in 's playbook: Ignore our public records request, and you'll have to fear a lawsuit. First up, Essex County College, which fired a professor for voicing her political opinions.
This week, FIRE launched a lawsuit against NJ's Essex County College for ignoring records requests about its firing of a Black Lives Matter advocate
Go ! It sues college for ignoring open records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate
Go ! It sues college for ignoring open records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate
I’m proud to be a plaintiff in FIRE’s lawsuit against Essex County College. Transparency matters, and the public deserves to know how a public college responded to outrage about a professor’s political views.
Now: FIRE started asking questions due to the #freespeech implications posed by the firing. After months of stonewalling, Essex has not filled our public records requests. What are they hiding? We'll find out soon, because we sued them for the docs.
“A public college cannot terminate a professor simply because she engaged, in a personal capacity, in a debate...”