1A Project

The First Amendment shouldn’t be complicated. But on today’s college campuses, students find themselves constantly fighting for their rights to speak, listen, and learn. That’s why we launched the 1A Project.



Legal battles

SLF holds colleges and universities accountable when they infringe on your 1A rights.

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Resources

We offer dozens of tools and trainings for students like you.

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Contact Us

Need some advice? Reach out to us for training, consultations, and more. 

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Leadership Institute, et al. v. University of New Mexico

Leadership Institute, et al. v. University of New Mexico

SLF files federal lawsuit against the University of New Mexico over unconstitutional security fees related to Riley Gaines event
Speech First, Inc. v. Sands

Speech First, Inc. v. Sands

Southeastern Legal Foundation urges Supreme Court to stop universities from chilling expression through bias response teams.
Keister v. Bell

Keister v. Bell

SLF files an amicus brief with the Supreme Court urging it to hear challenge to the University of Alabama's unconstitutional censorship
1A – University of Maine

1A – University of Maine

SLF calls for end to bias reporting system at the University of Maine.

Arming Students with Knowledge

SLF offers weekly training sessions, webinars, and round table discussions to college students throughout the school year. If your student organization is interested in hosting one of our speakers, contact us to submit a request.

For more information, check out our guidebook featuring everyday scenarios you may face–and what to do about them.

“It is our goal to give you the tools to stand up for yourself in this fight for freedom.

And we are ready to assist you every step of the way.”

Kimberly Hermann
SLF General Counsel