Professor Steven Heyman, an expert on the First Amendment, will deliver the third annual C. Edwin Baker lecture at noon on Thursday, April 3, at the West Virginia University College of Law. His topic is “The Conservative-Libertarian Turn in First Amendment Jurisprudence.” According to the WVU business newspaper, the Baker Lecture “is presented in honor of C. Edwin Baker, a leading constitutional law scholar who died in 2009. He was the Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law and Communication at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.” Click here for more information.
Professor Heyman has written extensively on the First Amendment. For more of his scholarship on the topic, visit his Selected Works page, which includes the following recent publications:
– To Drink the Cup of Fury: Funeral Picketing, Public Discourse and the First Amendment, 45 Connecticut Law Review 101 (2012).
– The Dark Side of the Force: The Legacy of Justice Holmes for First Amendment Jurisprudence, 19 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 661 (2011).
– Ideological Conflict and the First Amendment, 78 Chicago-Kent Law Review 531 (2003).