The Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA) is a non-profit organization made up of current and emeritus faculty of American colleges and universities. Their mission is to uphold the principles of academic freedom for faculty members at colleges and universities in the United States by providing legal support to members whose rights relating to academic freedom have been violated or are under threat.
Scholars at Risk is an international network of institutions and individuals, started in 1999, whose mission is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom. Their initiatives include the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, which tracks violations of academic freedom, Academic Freedom Legal Clinics for students and faculty, and the Scholars in Prison project, which advocates on behalf of students and scholars wrongfully imprisoned in connection to academic or expressive activities.
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) provides an annual legal roundup summarizing significant court decisions affecting academic life.