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Weinstein speaks at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

September 19, 2013

Professor James Weinstein recently spoke about academic freedom and the First Amendment at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. The Sept. 10 talk was part of the college’s colloquium series.

Weinstein, the Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law at the College of Law, has been a principal speaker at numerous national and international conferences on free speech issues.

His areas of academic interest are constitutional law, especially free speech, as well as jurisprudence and legal history. He has written numerous articles in law review symposia on a variety of free speech topics, including: free speech theory, obscenity doctrine, institutional review boards, commercial speech, database protection, campaign finance reform, the relationship between free speech and constitutional rights, hate crimes and campus speech codes.