About Harvey

arvey A. Silverglate
, an advocate for 
civil liberties since the 1960s, is an attorney, writer, and non-profit activist. Currently practicing law with the Boston firm Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Silverglate specializes in criminal defense, civil liberties, and academic freedom/student rights cases. In addition to his legal work, Silverglate has led parallel careers as newspaper columnist, book author, and Chairman of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Continued...

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Twists and turns Harvey has faced in a long struggle for liberty.

Updates on Harvey's latest book

News from FIRE, a nonprofit co-founded by Harvey to maintain campus freedom.