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Weinstein speaks at conference in Paris

May 05, 2011

On May 6, James Weinstein, the Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, spoke at an international conference at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, on Genocide Denials and the Law. Weinstein will speak in a session entitled, “Political Perspective: Free Speech, Hate, Truth and Denial.”

Weinstein’s areas of academic interest are constitutional law, especially free speech, as well as jurisprudence, civil procedure and legal history. He is the author of Hate Speech, Pornography and the Radical Attack on Free Speech Doctrine, co-editor of Extreme Speech and Democracy, and has written numerous articles in law review symposia on a variety of free speech topics, including: obscenity doctrine, institutional review boards, commercial speech, database protection, campaign finance reform, the relationship between free speech and other constitutional rights, hate crimes, and campus speech codes. He has also written several articles on the history of personal jurisdiction and its implication for modern doctrine.

Staci McCabe,
(480) 965-8702
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law