Wednesday, August 30, 2017

main-full-first-amendment-panel-web.jpg In the aftermath of the Charlottesville rallies, many of us find ourselves wondering if the right to free speech protected under the first amendment is working...
Friday, August 25, 2017


How American Presidents Ended Up With the ‘Kingly’ Power to Pardon I History Channel

“There was a proposal to require Senate approval for [...

Friday, August 18, 2017

Some racist, homophobic chants in Charlottesville may not be protected under 1st Amendment Vox

Constitutional law experts say these last two examples may not be protected forms of speech.

"You could...

Caroline Mala Corbin
Friday, August 18, 2017

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin's new casebook The First Amendment: Cases and Theory, third edition (with Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Christina E. Wells, & Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky) was just released.  Also published this summer...

Annette Torres
Friday, August 18, 2017

Professor of Legal Writing Annette Torres recently presented at the 35thInternational Congress of Law and Mental Health, hosted by the Charles University Faculty of Law in Prague. Her presentation, titled “Promoting Success for Employees...

Friday, August 11, 2017


In the US, buying streets is a centuries-old trend I BBC News

“There’s a variety of ways that property law is odder than what you might think,” says Andres...

Friday, August 4, 2017


Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend to commit suicide, to serve 15 months in jail I The Week

The case sparked debate over the legal definition of...

Friday, August 4, 2017

main-long-living-law-talks-web.gif What does free speech mean in the age of the Internet? Do our First Amendment values dictate that Colin Kaepernick stand up or kneel down?

“Living Law” is a series of...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Bernard Perlmutter, Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Co-Director of the Children & Youth Law Clinic, was honored with the Hugh Glickstein Award for his contributions in the field of children’s law.  The award was presented by...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Professor of Law Emeritus David Abraham was recently listed by the Social Science Research Network as one of the authors in the top 10% by total new downloads within the last 12 months. SSRN is a website devoted to the dissemination of...