On July 29, 2008 our founder Timothy J. O’Brien filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the University of Houston. The lawsuit alleges first amendment free speech violations and retaliation. The University of Houston has filed numerous false disciplinary charges against O’Brien for his exercise of his free speech rights. O’Brien is a PhD candidate in the history department and the suit alleges that the history department cut his graduate funding for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 school years in retaliation for his activism on and off campus.
Read the story the college paper wrote about it: lawsuit story