Come See The Slants at Arizona Law!

The Slants – fresh off their win at the Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam – are coming to Arizona Law! You’re invited both to Simon Tam’s talk about his experience litigating over whether the band’s name could be registered as a mark, and also to their concert. Details below. When: Tuesday, 12 September 2017 […]

The Untestable Marketplace of Ideas

This post will summarize my essay, The Empirical First Amendment (forthcoming in the Ohio State Law Journal, as part of a symposium on “the Expanding First Amendment”). The essay argues that the First Amendment’s protections are surprisingly shallow when it comes to scientific discovery. I say “surprisingly” because free speech law aspires to be scientific. The […]