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Caroline Mala Corbin

Caroline Mala Corbin
Professor of Law
J.D. 2001, Columbia Law School
B.A. 1991, Harvard University

Telephone: 305-284-5443   |   Office: 373
Twitter: @CarolineMCorbin
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Presenter, “Intentional Discrimination in Establishment and Equal Protection,” Fifth Annual Law and Religion Roundtable, Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri (June 2014).

Presenter, “Hobby Lobby and Corporate Religious Liberty,” Debating Law and Religion Series, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut (April 2014).

Presenter, Conference on “Religious Accommodation in the Age of Civil Rights,” Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (April 2014).

Panelist, Briefing on the Contraception Mandate Cases, American Constitution Society, Washington, D.C. (March 2014).

Presenter, Seventh Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference, Center on Applied Feminism, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland (March 2014).

Commentator, Harvard Law Review Symposium on “Freedom of the Press,” Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Feb. 2014).

Presenter, Washington & Lee Law Review Symposium on “Roe at 40: The Controversy Continues,” Washington & Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia (Nov. 2013).

Presenter, Jefferson Symposium on “Compelled Commercial Speech,” University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (Oct. 2013).

Presenter, Conference on “Speech, Symbols, and Substantial Obstacles: The Doing and ‘Undue’ing of Abortion Law Since Casey,” UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California (Oct. 2013).

Presenter, Conference on “Religious Institutions in a Democratic Society,” DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois (Sept. 2013).

Presenter, Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut (May 2013).

Presenter, "Why Tolerate Religion?" Center for Inquiry Symposium, Washington, D.C. (April 2013).

Presenter, "The Contraception Mandate," Law and Religion Colloquium, Brigham Young University Law School, Provo, Utah (April 2013).

Presenter, "Gender Matters: Women, Social Policy and the 2012 Election," sponsored by Women in the Law Program and Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, American University Washington College of Law Washington, D.C. (April 2013).

Presenter, "Secularism on the Edge: The Church and State in the United States, France, and Israel," Program for Jewish Civilization, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2013).

Presenter, "Compelled Speech," Third Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois (Nov. 2012).

Teleforum Debate with Douglas Laycock on Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC, The Federalist Society (Oct. 2012).

Commentator, Freedom of the Church Conference, Institute for Law and Religion, University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA (Oct. 2012).

Panelist, "Government Mandates and Conditions on Funding," Third Annual Law and Religion Roundtable, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (June 2012).

Panelist, "The Ministerial Exception," The Competing Claims of Law & Religion Conference sponsored by the Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics, the Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies, and Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California (Feb. 2012).

Panelist, "Church Autonomy, the Ministerial Exception, and Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC," Hot Topic Panel, AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Jan. 2012).

Panelist, "Debate on Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School v. EEOC," UC Davis School of Law, Davis, California (Oct. 2011).

Presenter, "Expanding the Bob Jones Compromise," Matters of Faith Symposium, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Oct. 2011).

Panelist, "Free Exercise in the Wake of Employment Division v. Smith," Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Hilton Head, South Carolina (July 2011).

Presenter, Summer Workshop on Law, Religion & Culture, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colorado (July 2011).

Panelist, "Colloquy on Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School v. EEOC," Second Annual Law and Religion Roundtable, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois (June 2011).

Panelist, "Debating the Ministerial Exception: A Preview of the U.S. Supreme Court Argument in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (April 2011).

Presenter, "Nonbelievers and Government Religious Speech," Faculty Workshop, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee (December 2010).

Presenter, "Nonbelievers and Government Religious Speech," Case Western Reserve Law Review Symposium on Government Speech, Cleveland, Ohio (November 2010).

Presenter, "Nonbelievers and Government Religious Speech," Constitutional Law & Theory Colloquium, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York (November 2010).

Presenter, "Revoking the Tax Exempt Status of Religious Organizations that Discriminate," Symposium on the Twentieth Anniversary of Employment Division v. Smith sponsored by the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Cardozo Law Review, and the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, New York, New York (October 2010).

Moderator, "Ground Zero Mosque," Miami Law Federalist Society and Miami Law Jewish Students Association, University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida (September 2010).

Presenter, "Atheists, Crosses, and the Establishment Clause," First Annual Law & Religion Roundtable, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York (June 2010).

Presenter, "Ceremonial Deism and the Reasonable Religious Outsider," Law & Society Association, Chicago, Illinois (May 2010).

Presenter, "Government Speech and a First Amendment Right Against Compelled Listening," BYU Law Review Symposium on Government Speech and the First Amendment, Provo, Utah (March 2010).

Presenter, "Ceremonial Deism and the Reasonable Religious Outsider," University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (February 2010).

Commentator, "Government Speech in Transition," 17th Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. Conference, sponsored by the Bryon R. White Center for the Study of American Law at the University of Colorado Law School, The Denver University Law Review, and the Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment, Denver, Colorado (January 2010).

Panelist, "The First Amendment and Nonbelievers," AALS Law and Religion Section, AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (January 2010).

Presenter, "The First Amendment Right Against Compelled Listening," Law & Society Association, Denver, Colorado (May 2009).

Presenter, "The First Amendment Right Against Compelled Listening," Associates’ and Fellows’ Workshop, Columbia Law School, New York, New York (October 2008).

Presenter, "Mixed Speech: When Speech Is Both Private and Governmental," Law & Society Association, Montreal, Canada (May 2008).

Presenter, "Mixed Speech: When Speech Is Both Private and Governmental," NYU Law ACLU & NYU Law Review, New York University Law School, New York, New York (October 2007).


Is Refusal to Write Anti-Gay Cake Message a Violation of Religious Freedom? RELIGION DISPATCHES (Jan. 23, 2015).

Same-Sex Marriage Means New Benefits for Couples, Fox CHANNEL 7 NEWS, MIAMI/FORT LAUDERDALE (Jan. 6, 2015).

Prosecuting Social Media Threats, ISSUES, WPBT2 (PBS AFFILIATE) (Dec. 5, 2014).

What Tennessee’s New Abortion Amendment Means for America, THE ATLANTIC (Nov. 5, 2014).

Split Florida? Resolution Might Validate USF Name, THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (Oct. 22, 2014).

Evangelical College’s Contraception Law Suit Proves Divisive, AL JAZEERA AMERICA (Oct. 6, 2014).

Same Sex Marriage Coming to Florida? VIEWPOINT, WPBT2 (PBS AFFILIATE) (Sept. 7, 2014).

Hobby Lobby Ruling, VIEWPOINT, WPBT2 (PBS AFFILIATE) (Aug. 3, 2014).

A Few Things You Should Read Before You Make Up Your Mind About Hobby Lobby, PATHEOS.COM (July 13, 2014).

Wheaton College and Religious Exemptions for Nonprofits, The Posner Show, BLOGGINGHEADS.TV (July 8, 2014).

Hobby Lobby and Religious Exemptions for Corporations, The Posner Show, BLOGGINGHEADS.TV (July 1, 2014).

In Florida, Hobby Lobby Ruling Could Have Implications Beyond Birth Control, WFSU-FM NEWS (June 30, 2014).

Pinecrest May Limit Protests in Residential Neighborhoods, THE MIAMI HERALD (June 18, 2014).

Hobby Lobby’s Contraception Hypocrisy, MSNBC.COM (April 3, 2014).

Contraception Mandate Cases, ABC NEWS RADIO (March 25, 2014).

Obamacare, Religion Are Focus of Arguments Today Before Justices, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH (March 25, 2014).

Anti-Shariah Bill Returns to the Capitol, THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (March 24, 2014).

In Contraception Case, Court May Run into Plan B, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (March 24, 2014).

Are You There God, It’s Me, Hobby Lobby, MOTHER JONES (March 21, 2014).

Faith and Health Care to Collide at Supreme Court, MCCLATCHYDC (March 21, 2014).

Religion Is No Excuse for Bigotry Against Women, HUFFINGTONPOST.COM (March 21, 2014).

Three Questions Facing the Supreme Court in Contraception Case, ABCNEWS.COM (March 20, 2014).

Religious Challenge to Health Care Law Hits High Court, USA TODAY (March 20, 2014).

God Meets Profit in Obama Contraception Rule Court Case, BLOOMBERG NEWS (March 20, 2014).

Will Anti-Gay Churches Have Their Tax Exempt Status Revoked?, RELIGION DISPATCHES (Feb. 26, 2014).

Why ‘Religious Freedom’ Laws Could Be a License to Discriminate, (Feb. 24, 2014).

Religious Freedom Used to Chip Away at LGBT Rights, (Feb. 19, 2014).

Wave of New State Bills: Religious Freedom or License to Discriminate?, AL JAZEERA AMERICA (Feb. 7, 2014).

Big Tobacco Confident in Free Speech Suit vs. New York City, REUTERS LEGAL (Feb. 3, 2014).

Abortion Buffer Zones in McCullen v. Coakley, HUFFPOST LIVE (Jan. 24, 2014).

Ethics Commission Finds Probable Cause in Homestead Election Complaint, THE MIAMI HERALD (Oct. 31, 2013).

The New Plot to Take Down Gay Rights, (Sept. 13, 2013).

Immigration after DOMA, 11:00 NEWS, CBS NEWS MIAMI (June 30, 2013).

The Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Decisions, FOCUS ON SOUTH FLORIDA, CBS NEWS MIAMI (June 30, 2013).

Roundtable on Major Supreme Court Rulings, ISSUES, WPBT2 (PBS AFFILIATE) (June 28, 2013).

James L. Rosica, Associated Press, Florida House Passes Bill Against Foreign Laws, THE MIAMI HERALD (April 18, 2013); NAPLES DAILY NEWS (April 18, 2013).

Marriage Equality before the Supreme Court, NBC MIAMI TODAY (March 31, 2013).

Ily Goyanes, Roe v. Wade's 40-Year Anniversary: How Does Florida Rank in Women's Rights?, MIAMI NEW TIMES (Jan. 22, 2013).

Mitra Malek, Does Government Need Prayer? THE PALM BEACH POST (Sept. 15, 2012).

Andrea Torres, Legal Issues Sticky for City Church, THE MIAMI HERALD (May 15, 2012).

Dade Firefighter's Facebook Post on Trayvon Martin Sparks Firestorm, CBS NEWS MIAMI (April 16, 2012).

Abigail Rubenstein, Ex-Catholic Teacher's Bias Suit Ducks Ministerial Exception, LAW360.COM (April 3, 2012).

Anna North, Why the Supreme Court's New Religion Decision Is So Awful, JEZEBEL.COM (Jan. 12, 2012).

Peter Schmidt, Supreme Court Recognizes 'Ministerial Exception' to Employment-Discrimination Laws, THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION (Jan. 11, 2012).

Jacqueline Bell, High Court to Mull Churches' Employment Suit Liability, LAW360.COM (Oct. 4, 2011).

Sandra Svoboda, Courts and Cross: Michigan Case Puts Church v. State Before the U.S. Supreme Court, DETROIT METRO TIMES (July 13, 2011).

Karina Chavarria, Political Signs Are Not Going Anywhere Until After Election Day, THE MIAMI HERALD (Oct. 15, 2010).

Cristina Silva, Ban on Funding Religious Groups May Head to Florida Supreme Court, THE MIAMI HERALD (May 9, 2010).

Tia Mitchell, Councilman's Use of "Jesus" in Prayer Leads to Religious Questions, THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION (April 28, 2010).