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Select media appearances and publications: Kapitan Law Office cases and attorneys

R. Kapitan, “Safeguarding Academic Freedom on Campus Through Faculty Governance,” chapter in Downs, Donald & Chris Suprenant, The Value and Limits of Academic Speech: Philosophical, Political and Legal Perspectives (Routledge: 2018).

D. Isaacs, “Is an outspoken Northwestern professor a threat to campus safety?” The Chicago Reader (Sept. 14, 2016) at http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/jacqueline-stevens-northwestern-university-dismissal-alvin-tillery/Content?oid=23544793

R. Kapitan & B. Ozturk, “Can Sanders’ Humanism be Completed,” Palestine in America (March 26, 2016), at https://palestineinamerica.com/2016/03/can-sanders-humanism-be-completed/

R. Kapitan, “Climbing Down from the Ivory Tower: Double Standards and the Use of Social and Economic Justice to Achieve Social Justice,” chapter in Mullen, Bill and Dawson, Ashley, Eds., Against Apartheid: The Case for Boycotting Israeli Universities (October 2015).

D. Harkins, “Former Pace bus worker alleges discrimination, retaliation,” The Cook County Record (July 13, 2015) at https://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/510626538-former-pace-bus-worker-alleges-discrimination-retaliation

K. Lowe, “Former, current student lodge federal retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials,” The Cook County Record (May 13, 2014) at http://cookcountyrecord.com/news/s-3167-federal-court/264592-former-current-student-lodge-federal-retaliation-suit-against-chicago-state-university-officials

S. Charles, “Suit: Chicago State administration tried to silence students critical of university,” Chicago Sun Times Voices (May 13, 2014) at http://voices.suntimes.com/news/breaking-news/suit-chicago-state-administration-tried-to-silence-students-critical-of-university/

R. Kapitan, “On Myths, Straw Men and Academic Freedom,” AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom (Volume 4, 2013) at http://www.aaup.org/sites/default/files/files/JAF/2013%20JAF/Responses/Response-Kapitan.pdf

R. Kapitan, “Academic Freedom Encompasses the Right to Boycott: Why the AAUP Should Support the Palestinian Call for the Academic Boycott of Israel,” AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom (Volume 4, 2013) at http://www.aaup.org/sites/default/files/files/JAF/2013%20JAF/Kapitan.pdf

Y. Gomaa, “Adoption in Islam: Not in my house,” altmuslimah.com (April 4, 2013), at http://www.altmuslimah.com/b/mca/4778

L. Jackson, “Seventh Circuit Answers Question of First Impression: Cat’s Paw Theory Exposes Co-Workers to Individual Liability for Retaliation Claims under Section 1981,” Martindale.com (June 2012), at http://www.martindale.com/civil-rights-law/article_Venable-LLP_1533044.htm

P. Kirstein (Vice-President of the AAUP-Illinois), “Support the DePaul Three and Feminists Against Academic Discrimination” (January 5, 2012), at http://english.sxu.edu/sites/kirstein/archives/8725

R. Kapitan, “Academic Freedom as a Fundamental Human Right in American Jurisprudence and the Imposition of “Balance” on Academic Discourse About the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.” Arab Studies Quarterly Vol. 33:3/4 (Summer/Fall 2011).

N. Barrows-Friedman, “Uphill battle for academic freedom in US universities,” The Electronic Intifada (January 11, 2010), at http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10998.shtml

Law and Disorder Radio, “Film Professor Sues University for Violating Right to Academic Free Speech” (November 30, 2009), at http://lawanddisorder.org/2009/11/law-and-disorder-november-30-2009/

Associated Press, Colo. plant wrongly fired Muslim workers, EEOC says (September 3, 2009), at https://www.hiiraan.com/news4/2009/Sept/11981/colo_plant_wrongly_fired_muslim_workers_eeoc_says.aspx

T. Culli, Shakir files lawsuit against RLC., Mt. Vernon Register-News (November 12, 2008)