Prof. Eugene Volokh

Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, a First Amendment amicus brief clinic, tort law, religious freedom law, and church-state relations law at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy. Before coming to UCLA, he clerked for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Volokh is the author of the textbooks The First Amendment and Related Statutes (4th ed. 2011), The Religion Clauses and Related Statutes (2005), and Academic Legal Writing (4th ed. 2010), as well as over 70 law review articles.  He is a member of The American Law Institute, a member of the American Heritage Dictionary Usage Panel, an Academic Affiliate for the Mayer Brown LLP law firm, and the founder and coauthor of The Volokh Conspiracy, a Weblog that gets over 20,000 visits per weekday.


Education

  • B.S. UCLA, 1983
  • J.D. UCLA, 1992

Upcoming Events

Mechanisms of the Slippery Slope
The Austin Lawyers Chapter
May 7, 2014

Publications

Public Interest Litigation Workshop - Event Audio/Video
16th Annual Faculty Conference
January 9, 2014
Criminal Law Enforcement versus the Free Press - Event Audio/Video
2013 National Lawyers Convention
November 22, 2013
Showcase Panel I: Textualism and the Bill of Rights - Event Audio/Video
2013 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2013
Is Money Speech?
Short Video
September 9, 2013
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations - Event Audio/Video
15th Annual Faculty Conference
January 10, 2013
In Search of Jefferson’s Moose - Faculty Book Podcast
Faculty Division Podcast 10-19-12 featuring David Post and Eugene Volokh
October 19, 2012
Stolen Valor? United States v. Alvarez - Podcast
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Podcast
August 29, 2012
United States v. Alvarez - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 07-09-12 featuring Eugene Volokh
July 9, 2012
Writing Law Review Articles - Event Audio/Video
2012 Annual Student Symposium
March 3, 2012
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations - Event Audio/Video
14th Annual Faculty Conference
January 6, 2012
Federal Initiatives on K-12 School Bullying Prevention - Event Audio/Video
2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 10, 2011
Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - Event Audio
13th Annual Faculty Conference
January 7, 2011
Christian Legal Society vs. Martínez - Event Audio/Video
2010 National Lawyers Convention
November 19, 2010
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - Podcast
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group
April 28, 2010
Restricting Parental Speech - Event Audio/Video
2007 National Lawyers Convention
November 16, 2007
Is Criticizing Affirmative Action Illegal in Chicago?
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 2, Summer 1999
October 1, 1999

Debates

SCOTUS term
July 26, 2007