Harvey Silverglate

Civil Liberties Advocate and FIRE Co-founder
Harvey Silverglate, born in New York City, holds degrees from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. He is a practicing attorney with a focus on civil liberties, criminal defense, academic freedom, and student rights. Silverglate, who also co-founded the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) in 1999, is an advocate for civil liberties since the 1960s. His career includes practicing law at Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, contributing to civil liberties literature, and serving on the boards of various...

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Academic Freedom and Free Speech in Education

1. Foundations of Academic Freedom
2. Controversies and Challenges
3. Discourse and Diversity
4. Critiques and Reforms