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Symposium to Explore Themes From Helen Norton's Recent Book on Government Speech and the Constitution

March 8, 2021

Scholars will discuss the ideas explored in Helen Norton's recent book, The Government’s Speech and the Constitution, at the University of Illinois Law Review Symposium, which will be held virtually on April 16.

Helen Norton: Have Trump’s Lies Wrecked Free Speech? | The New York Times

Jan. 6, 2021

Helen Norton: Boulder City Council Planning Discussion on Rules of Decorum to Protect Staffers from Rudeness, Threats | Daily Camera

Oct. 18, 2020

Helen Norton: Government Corruption, Public Employees’ Speech, and the First Amendment | First Amendment Watch at New York University

April 16, 2020

Helen Norton: Can the Constitution Stop the Government From Lying to the Public? | The Conversation

Jan. 14, 2020

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Professor Helen Norton to Deliver 2019 Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture

Nov. 3, 2019

Professor Helen Norton, who holds the Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Chair in Constitutional Law, will deliver the 45th annual Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Wittemyer Courtroom. The lecture is presented annually by a member of the faculty engaged in a significant scholarly project selected by the dean.

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Holding Government Speech Accountable: Professor Norton Publishes Book on Government Speech and the Constitution

Oct. 24, 2019

Constitutional law tends to focus on the rules that apply to what the government does—like the rules that apply to the laws that the government enacts to the government’s taxes and the government’s decisions to arrest and imprison. What’s less clear are the constitutional rules that apply to what the government says. In her new book, The Government’s Speech and the Constitution, constitutional law scholar and Professor Helen Norton investigates the variety and abundance of government speech.

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Professor Norton to Present Paper at University of Chicago Symposium

Oct. 2, 2019

Helen Norton, professor and Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. Chair in Constitutional Law, will present her paper, "Discrimination and the Speech That Enables It," at an Oct. 25 symposium at the University of Chicago titled "What’s the Harm? The Future of the First Amendment."

Helen Norton: Republicans Challenge Michigan’s Redistricting Commission In Court | The Economist

Aug. 1, 2019

Helen Norton, Scott Skinner-Thompson: CLE Panel Discusses Dynamics of New Supreme Court Makeup | Law Week Colorado

July 24, 2019

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