The Numbers of the Constitution, 2 Green Bag 2d
361 (2010). Full Text
No 'Heckler's Veto', N.Y. Times Room for Debate Blog
(Sept. 10, 2010). Full Text
On Free Association, the Court Makes the Right Call, N.Y. Daily News Online
(June 29, 2010). Full Text
What Kagan Will Bring to the Court, N.Y. Times Room for Debate blog
(May 10, 2010). Full Text
An End to Gun Bans, N.Y. Times Room for Debate Blog
(March 2, 2010). Full Text
How Corporate Money Will Reshape Politics, N.Y. Times Room for Debate Blog
(Jan. 21, 2010). Full Text
Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy Hearing on Examining the State of Judicial Recusals After Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co. (Dec. 10, 2009).
Ted Olson's Supreme Court Adventure, N.Y. Times Room for Debate blog
(Aug. 18, 2009). Full Text
Flag Burning and Free Speech, Wall St. Journal
(July 3, 2009). Full Text
Testimony Regarding Freedom of Speech and Ratings Agencies, U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises, May 15, 2009.
Questions of Justice, N.Y. Times
(Jan. 14, 2009). Full Text
Talula Does the Hula from Hawaii, Slate Magazine
Reprinted in Philadelphia Daily News
, July 31, 2008. Full Text
President Spock, OpinionJournal Federation (Oct. 10, 2007).
Doubting Thomas, OpinionJournal.com (Federation) (Sept. 27, 2007).
Under the Veil: Religious Exemption and Muslims, National Review Online
(June 22, 2007). Full Text
Is Anti-Semitism Good for Jews?, OpinionJournal.com Federation (June 6, 2007).
A Gag Order on Parents?, L.A. Times
at 17 (Feb. 6, 2007). Reprinted in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
, Feb. 9, 2007; St. Petersburg Times
, Feb. 10, 2007; Newsday
, Feb. 12, 2007, at A37; Newark Star-Ledger
, Feb. 12, 2007, at 17; Korea Herald
, Feb. 2007; The Peninsula
(Qatar), Feb. 2007. Full Text
The Lonely Optician, OpinionJournal.com (Federation) (Jan. 24, 2007).
Plagiarism and 'Atonement', Wall St. Journal
at A18 (Dec. 12, 2006). Full Text
Oh Say, Can You Swear on a Koran?, National Review Online
(Nov. 29, 2006). Full Text
Oh Say, Can You Swear on a Koran?, National Review Online (Nov. 29, 2006).
What's Wrong with Slate, and Three Ways To Fix It, Slate Magazine
(June 19, 2006). Full Text
Burying Funeral Protests, National Review Online (Mar. 23, 2006).
Who Doesn’t Have a Nobel Prize Nomination?, L.A. Times
at M1 (Dec. 4, 2005). Reprinted in Chicago Tribune
at C27 (Dec. 7, 2005). Full Text
Free Speech Libertarian: Judge Alito Has an Expansive View of the First Amendment, Wall St. Journal (Nov. 13, 2005).
Forget Free Speech? (debate with Geoffrey Stone), Legal Affairs
(Mar. 21-25, 2005). Full Text
Fresh Produce in the Marketplace of Ideas, New Orleans Times-Picayune
(March 3, 2005). Full Text
Underfire: Dismissing Controversial Professor Would Set a Frightening Precedent, Rocky Mountain News
(Feb. 5, 2005). Full Text
You Can Blog But You Can't Hide, N.Y. Times
(Dec. 2004). Reprinted in L.A. Daily News
, Dec. 3, 2004, p. N17, and Lanahan Readings in Media and Politics
159 (Lewis S. Ringel ed., 2009). Full Text
Sometimes, the Politically Correct Really Are Correct, GlennReynolds.com
(Sept. 22, 2004). Full Text
Liberals and Moral Relativism, msnbc.com (glennreynolds.com)
(Sept. 20, 2004). Full Text
Porn Free, Wall St. Journal (June 30, 2004).
Victims’ Rights, States Rights, Orange County Register (April 22, 2004).
Obscenity Crackdown—What Will the Next Step Be?, Cato TechKnowledge
(April 12, 2004). Full Text
Congress Has Every Right to Judge the Judges, L.A. Times
(Feb. 8, 2004). Full Text
Written Testimony Regarding Proposed Religious Land Use Statute (AB 600), California Assembly Committee on Local Government, Jan. 13, 2004. Full Text
Crime and Punishment, msnbc.com (glennreynolds.com)
(July 3, 2003). Full Text
Cheney's Supposed Lie, National Review Online (June 30, 2003).
And the Survey Says . . ., msnbc.com (glennreynolds.com)
(June 27, 2003). Full Text
Nike and the Free-Speech Knot, Wall St. Journal
at A16 (June 25, 2003). Full Text
Judging Clarence Thomas, msnbc.com (Glennreynolds.com)
(June 27, 2003). Full Text
Club Codes: The Slippery Slope Hits the Local Elks, National Review Online (June 25, 2003).
Domestic Disputes: Bad Social Science and Bad Legal Policy, National Review Online (June 17, 2003).
This Old Church, Wall St. Journal (June 10, 2003).
Does Pfc. Jessica Lynch Own the Movie Rights to Her Life?, Slate Magazine (April 14, 2003).
Burning to Say Something, Wall St. Journal
at A12 (April 9, 2003). Full Text
In Defense of the Slippery Slope (with David Newman), Legal Affairs
at 21 (March/April 2003). Full Text
Forgive and Forget Sex Offenders? Not a Chance, L.A. Times
at B15 (March 7, 2003). Newsday
(March 18, 2003) at A36. Houston Chronicle
(March 17, 2003). Tulsa World
(March 16, 2003) at G3. Full Text
Eenie, Meenie, Minie . . . Lawsuit, UCLA Today (Feb. 25, 2003).
Capital Complications, National Review Online (Feb. 24, 2003).
The Right to Oppose, National Review Online (Feb. 7, 2003).
Unprecedented Logic: Why Slippery-slope Arguments Against Invading Iraq Don’t Hold Water, Slate Magazine (Jan. 18, 2003).
First Myths, National Review Online (Jan. 5, 2003).
Who's Right on Second?, National Review Online (Dec. 6, 2002).
The Future of Internet Speech, techcentralstation.com (Dec. 5, 2002).
Campus Military Perspective, National Review Online (Dec. 5, 2002).
Coding Campus, National Review Online (Nov. 21, 2002).
Some Say Deterrence Is Enough . . . But Two Can Play at the Deterrence Game, National Review Online (Sept. 27, 2002).
City Council Should Not Deny Non-Citizens Rights, Omaha World-Herald
(Sept. 21, 2002). Full Text
Courage: America, the Great Unknown, National Review Online (July 3, 2002).
Shift Shows: Conservatives and Liberals Show Their New True Colors in Republican Party v. White, National Review Online (June 28, 2002).
The Fourth Amendment Meets the War on Terror, Slate Magazine (June 17, 2002).
Where Obscenity Meets Speech, techcentralstation.com (June 6, 2002).
Deciding Who Owns 'Right to Bear Arms', San Jose Mercury News
(May 19, 2002). Full Text
The Radical Amendment, Wall St. Journal
at A10 (May 10, 2002). Reprinted in abridged form in UCLA Today
, May 21, 2002, at 7. Full Text
"Worse Than Internet Addiction", TechCentralStation.com
(April 10, 2002). Article
Big Brother Is Watching -- Be Grateful!, Wall St. Journal
at A22 (March 26, 2002). Reprinted with some changes as The Benefits of Surveillance, The Responsive Community, Fall 2002, at 9. Full Text
Review coordinator, National Academy of Sciences Computer Science and Telecommunications Board Report, Youth, Pornography, and the Internet: Can We Provide Sound Choices in a Safe Environment (2002).
How Might Cyberspace Change American Politics?, 34 Loyola Los Angeles Law Review
1213 (2001). Full Text
How the Justices Voted in Free Speech Cases, 1994-2000, 48 UCLA Law Review
1191 (2001). Full Text
Can John Walker Be Stripped of His U.S. Citizenship?, Slate Magazine (Dec. 17, 2001).
Dialogue—Civil Liberties in Wartime, Slate Magazine (Sept. 17, 2001).
The U.S. Constitution Says We All Have to Live With Being Offended (criticism of the proposed flag burning amendment), L.A. Times
(July 18, 2001). Reprinted in Milwaukee Journal & Sentinel
, July 23, 2001, at 7A, Virginian Pilot
, July 23, 2001, Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
, July 25, 2001, at 25A, and Moscow Times
, July 25, 2001, at 7. Full Text
Squeamish Librarians, reason.com
(June 4, 2001). Full Text
Our Flaw? We're Just Not Liberals, Washington Post
at B3 (June 3, 2001). Full Text
Picking the Contenders, msnbc.com
(June 1, 2001). Full Text
Regulating Reporters' Revelations, L.A. Daily Journal
at 6 (April 3, 2001). Full Text
Free Speech Is Nothing to Fear, Wall St. Journal
A24 (April 3, 2001). Full Text
Personalization and Privacy, 43(8) Communications of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
84 (August 2000). Reprinted in Competitive Enterprise Institute, The Future of Financial Privacy,
ch. 10 (2000). Full Text
When the Justices are Unpredictable, N.Y. Times
at A27 (Oct. 30 2000). Full Text
Paper Books? They're So 20th Century, Wall St. Journal
(May 30, 2000). Full Text
A Hostile Environment for Free Speech, printed under various titles in Atlanta Journal-Constitution
and Albany Times Union
, Apr. 12, 2000, Las Vegas Review-Journal
, Apr. 13, 2000, Montgomery Advertiser
, Apr. 15, 2000, Charleston Gazette & Daily Mail
, Apr. 16, 2000, Washington Times
, May 11, 2000, and eight other newspapers. Full Text
Taxation Isn't Censorship, Wall St. Journal
at A22 (March 23, 2000). Full Text
Written Testimony Regarding Freedom of Speech and Information Privacy, U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Mar. 1, 2000.
Loaded Guns Can Be Good for Kids (with David Kopel), Cato Commentary
(June 1, 1999). Reprinted in conservativenews.com
, May 27, 1999. Full Text
Guns and the Constitution, Wall St. Journal
at A23 (April 12, 1999). Reprinted in Sacramento Bee
at B7 (April 28, 1999). Full Text
Is Criticizing Affirmative Action Illegal in Chicago?, Jewish World Review (Aug. 30, 1999).
Hum a Few Bar Exam, 2 Green Bag 2e
125 (1998). Text
Vouchers Mean Equality, not Preference or Discrimination, N.J. Jewish News (Nov. 19, 1998).
Racial Politics at the Supreme Court, Wall St. Journal
at A19 (Oct. 13, 1998). Reprinted in L.A. Daily Journal
, Oct. 28, 1998, and Harvard Law Record
, Oct. 23, 1998. Full Text
Testimony of Eugene Volokh on the Second Amendment, Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Sept. 23, 1998, reprinted as "A Right of the People," California Political Review
23 (Nov./Dec. 1998). Full Text
Equal Treatment: How Best to Separate Church and State, L.A. Daily News
(July 20, 1998). Also published in the Fresno Bee
, July 20, 1998; the Orange County Register
, the Las Vegas Review Journal
, the St. Petersburg Times
, the Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian
, and the Champaign (Ill.) News-Gazette
, July 19, 1998; and Intellectual Capital
, April/May 1998, p. 8. Full Text
Vouched For, The New Republic
at 12 (July 6, 1998). Reprinted in the Sacramento Bee
, July 5, 1998, p. F03 and in Marshall Journal Breger & David M. Gordis (eds.), Vouchers for School Choice: Challenge or Opportunity?-An American Jewish Reappraisal
121-25 (1998). Full Text
How Free Is Speech When the Government Pays?, Wall St. Journal at A18 (June 29, 1998).
Making Hay With Shifty Labels, L.A. Times
at B9 (April 9, 1998). Excerpted in Washington Times
, Apr. 10, 1998, p. A6. Full Text
Was Wright Wrong? Who Knows?, Wall Street Journal
at A18 (April 3, 1998). Full Text
Suing the Wrong Party, Wall St. Journal
(Jan. 16, 1998). Full Text
There Are Some Things We Just Need to Know, Topeka Capital-Journal
at 5A (Dec. 21, 1997). Full Text
Written Testimony Regarding the Constitutionality of Federal Transportation Contract Set-Asides, Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights, Oct. 1, 1997
Dialogue — Free Speech vs. Workplace Harassment, Slate Magazine (Sept. 17, 1997).
Facts Debunk Internet Myth, Lima (Ohio) News (Aug. 27, 1997).
A National Speech Code from the EEOC, Washington Post
at A23 (Aug. 22, 1997). Reprinted as Bureaucrats Trying to Halt Free Speech at Workplace Door, Rocky Mountain News
(Denver), Aug. 31, 1997, p. 4B; and as A National Speech Code Courtesy of the EEOC, Chicago Tribune
, Sept. 14, 1997, p. 21. Full Text
Megan's Law: Society Is Entitled to Protect Itself from Predators, Lima (Ohio) News (July 19, 1997).
Rights Trampled in Workplace, Montgomery Advertiser (July 4, 1997). Adapted into editorial in Daily Oklahoman, Aug. 6, 1997, p. 4.
Finally, Equality for Religious Schools, Cleveland Plain-Dealer
(June 30, 1997). Full Text
Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right, Jewish Journal (Los Angeles) 12 (Oct. 25-31 1996). Reprinted in the Jewish Voice (Sacramento), Nov. 1996, p. 9; and the Jewish Bulletin (San Francisco), Oct. 25, 1996, p. 23.
Women Need Not Fear the Civil Rights Initiative (with Sally Pipes), L.A. Times at B9 (Jan. 24, 1996).
Speech and Spill-Over, Slate Magazine
(July 18, 1996). Full Text
Chilled Prodigy, Reason Magazine p. 49 (Aug. 1995).
If Everything Is Harassment, Then Nothing Is, Baltimore Sun
at 19A (Jan. 12. 1995). Also printed in the L.A. Daily News
and the Deseret News
. Full Text
Harassment Law Flirts With Speech Suppression, Wall St. Journal at A19 (June 28, 1995).
A More Conservative Supreme Court May Overturn the 1982 Decision That Guarantees Education to Illegal Alien Children, L.A. Daily News (Nov. 20, 1994). Viewpoint Section, p. 5.
Written Testimony Regarding the Constitutionality of the GATT Copyright Act of 1994, H.R. 4894 and S. 2368, House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration and Senate Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks, Aug. 12, 1994.