Ronald K.L. Collins
An Inside Look at New York Times v. Sullivan and its Progeny - by Prof. Ron Collins - SCOTUS Blog
A series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of The Progeny: Justice William Brennan’s Fight to Save New York Times v. Sullivan.
Book profile: A Conspiracy Against Obamacare – The book based on the blog - Prof. Ron Collins on SCOTUS Blog - SCOTUS Blog
Two days after the 2012 challenges to the Affordable Care Act were argued and three months before they were decided by the Supreme Court, Adam Teicholz wrote this in The Atlantic: “Blogs – particularly a blog of big legal ideas called Volokh Conspiracy – have been central to shifting the conversation about the mandate challenges.” Paul Clement, the lead attorney who contested the law, agrees: “[I]f ever a legal blog and a constitutional moment were meant for each other, it was the Volokh Conspiracy and the challenge to the Affordable Care Act.”
Law Review Symposium on Prof. Ron Collins' book, "Mania'
Seatte University Law School's Fall edition of their Law Review showcases Collins' book.
BOOK REVIEW: Collins’s Nuanced Absolutism: Floyd Abrams and the First Amendment - Concurring Opinions
Prof. Ron Collins' biography of U.S. First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams is reviewed.
Prof. Ron Collins Blog Post: Big Brother’s Lawyers - Concurring Opinions
Free speech zone – It is shorthand for holding two contradictory opinions while believing in both of them. Incongruous logic, to be sure. And yet, that is the mindset that too many public college administrators impose on students in an attempt to make them believe that the best way to honor the First Amendment is by abridging it. They do so by restricting student speech to tiny “free speech zones” and by strictly controlling access thereto.
The price of free speech, by Prof. Ron Collins - OUP Blog
It is ironic: Free speech is seldom free. It often demands a price. There is a comic adage that says, “tell your boss what you think of him and the truth will set you free.” Indeed. Too often, such is the cost of free speech.
Prof. Ron Collins: Select Conference Notes from the Burger Court Justices’ views on Campaign Finance Laws - Concurring Opinions
McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission is one of the most important cases to be decided this term. The case involves a constitutional challenge to aggregate limits on contributions to federal candidates and political committees.