Prof. Glenn Reynolds

Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law
Glenn Reynolds

Professor Reynolds is one of the most prolific scholars on the UT faculty. His special interests are law and technology and constitutional law issues and his work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Columbia Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, theUniversity of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, theHarvard Journal of Law and TechnologyLaw and Policy in International BusinessJurimetrics, and the High Technology Law Journal. Professor Reynolds has also written in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the Los Angeles TimesRoad & TrackUrb, and theWall Street Journal, as well as other popular publications. He is also a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics magazine, and writes a regular column for USA Today. He is the co-author of Outer Space: Problems of Law and Policy and The Appearance of Impropriety: How the Ethics Wars Have Undermined American Government, Business, and Society. His most recent book is An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People To Beat Big Media, Big Government and Other Goliaths.

Professor Reynolds has testified before Congressional committees on space law, international trade, and domestic terrorism. He has been executive chairman of the National Space Society and a member of the White House Advisory Panel on Space Policy. A member of the UT faculty since 1989, Professor Reynolds received the Harold C. Warner Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in 1991, and the W. Allen Separk Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award, 1998.

A songwriter and producer for such bands as Mobius Dick, The Nebraska Guitar Militia, and The Defenders Of The Faith, Professor Reynolds is a member of the American Society of Composers and Performers and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

Professor Reynolds blogs at


  • B.A., 1982, University of Tennessee
  • J.D., 1985, Yale University

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Publications and Multimedia
Extraterrestrial Property Rights
Short video featuring Glenn Reynolds
January 25, 2017
Commercial Space Flights & the FAA
Short video featuring Glenn Reynolds
September 27, 2016
SCOTUScast 11-1-07 featuring Glenn Reynolds
United States v. Williams
November 01, 2007
Parker v. District of Columbia: DC Gun Ban Case
Online Debate
August 31, 2007