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

R. Kapitan & B. Ozturk, “Can Sanders’ Humanism be Completed,” Palestine in America (March 26, 2016), at

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

K. Lowe, “Former, current student lodge federal retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials,” The Cook County Record (May 13, 2014) at

S. Charles, “Suit: Chicago State administration tried to silence students critical of university,” Chicago Sun Times Voices (May 13, 2014) at

R. Kapitan, “On Myths, Straw Men and Academic Freedom,” AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom (Volume 4, 2013) at

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

Y. Gomaa, “Adoption in Islam: Not in my house,” (April 4, 2013), at

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,” (June 2012), at

P. Kirstein (Vice-President of the AAUP-Illinois), “Support the DePaul Three and Feminists Against Academic Discrimination” (January 5, 2012), at

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

Law and Disorder Radio, “Film Professor Sues University for Violating Right to Academic Free Speech” (November 30, 2009), at

Associated Press, Colo. plant wrongly fired Muslim workers, EEOC says (September 3, 2009), at

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