Forthcoming Appearances

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, New York, February 3

With respondents Kent Greenawalt and Jane Spinak, moderated by Vincent Blasi

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge MA February 16

Faculty book series, with respondents Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law; Paul Horwitz, Visiting Professor of Law; and Michael Gregory, Clinical Professor of Law.   Sales and signing.

HARVARD BOOK STORE, Cambridge MA, Friday February 26 at 3-4 p.m. OPEN TO PUBLIC

Book talk with sales and signing

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PUBLISHERS, Annual Meeting New York, NY March 1

“Putting the First Amendment Second: The Censorial Impulse and the 21st Century Threat to Free Speech.”

Plenary Speaker along with White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Danny Marti, Harvard Physicist Eric Mazur, and a major speaker TBA.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO ILL. MARCH 9 at 6 P.M. OPEN TO PUBLIC

"The Battle Over Free Speech on College Campuses,"  moderating a discussion by Colby College Professor Aaron Hanlon, CEO and President of FIRE Greg Lukianoff, and U Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone

Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., Chicago

 

WASHINGTON D.C. March 16 12-1 p.m. OPEN TO PUBLIC

CATO INSTITUTE,  Book Event on Lessons in Censorship

NEW YORK, NY, March 18

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION, Columbia School of Journalism

  Annual meeting of editors and advisors from 2,500 high school publications

CAMBRIDGE, MA April 6 noon to 1 OPEN TO PUBLIC

HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION,

DISTINGUISHED AUTHOR SERIES, Gutman Library Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge MA.

NEW YORK, NY April 11 at 7 p.m. OPEN TO PUBLIC

BARNES AND NOBLE, WEST SIDE, 2289 Broadway at 82nd St.

With comments by Floyd Abrams.  Sales and Signing

PHILADELPHIA PA. Freedom Day, April 13 OPEN TO PUBLIC

NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER  exact time to be announced

PALO ALTO, CA. April 29-30

STANFORD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CENTER, Conference on Civil Liberties on Campus

Recent Appearances

2015

FREEDOM TO READ COMMITTEE, New York, NY October 14, 2015

Addressed the Committee, established by the American
Association of Publishers
a collaboration with representatives from the American Library Assn, the Coalition Against Censorship, The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, Association of American University Presses, the National Association of College Stores, the National Council of Teachers of English, several major publishers and First Amendment lawyers etc.

YALE LAW SCHOOL, New Haven CT, Oct. 27, 2015

“Lessons in Liberty: How schools and courts diminish democracy,” Yale Law School, Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression, Knight Law and Media Speaker Series

THE NEWSEUM INSTITUTE’S FIRST AMENDMENT INSTITUTE, Washington D.C., November 9, 2012

“The First Amendment and Students: Speak Up or Shut Up?” Conversation with Gene Policinski, live streamed and available on the web.  Sales and signing. 

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, Washington D.C., December 15, 2015

“Hot Topics in Free Speech” ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Bill of Rights Day (panel with First Amendment litigators Robert Corn-Revere and Paul Smith)

2016

CATO INSTITUTE, Washington D.C. January 6 OPEN TO PUBLIC

The Assassin’s Veto:  On the anniversary of the attack on Charlie Hebdo

Response to Bob Corn-Revere.  Will be online.

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL MIDYEAR MEETING, Boston MA., Convention Center, January 9

News You Can Use: Lessons in Censorship, National Mid-year Meeting, sales and signing.