Law 724 - First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic

Eugene Volokh

Eugene Volokh

Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law
B.S. UCLA, 1983
J.D. UCLA, 1992
UCLA Law faculty since 1994
Course Description:

This Clinic files friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of nonprofits (e.g., the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and more) in a wide range of First Amendment cases. Past cases have involved libel, student speech, the right of publicity, trademark law, and many more topics. Students work in teams of three on each brief, and work on three briefs per semester.

No prerequisites.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Improve your writing.