Sunday, June 22, 2008
Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, criminal law, religious freedom law, and church-state relations law at UCLA Law School, where he has also often taught copyright 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 (3d ed. 2008), The Religion Clauses and Related Statutes (2005), and Academic Legal Writing (3d ed. 2007), as well as over 50 law review articles and over 80 op-eds, listed below. He is a member of the The American Law Institute, and an Academic Affiliate for the Mayer Brown LLP law firm.
Volokh also worked for 12 years as a computer programmer, and is still partner in a small software company which sells HP 3000 software that he wrote. He graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in math-computer science at age 15, and has written many articles on computer software.
Volokh is the founder and coauthor of The Volokh Conspiracy, a Weblog that gets over 20,000 unique visitors per weekday. [Mark Godsey]
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