VICTORY: Chicago State to rewrite policies, pay $650,000 to settle professors’ First Amendment lawsuit - FIRE
CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2018 — Chicago State University has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a First Amendment lawsuit filed by faculty after administrators tried to silence a blog critical of the then-sitting CSU administration. The lawsuit was one of four filed on July 1, 2014, that launched the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project.