The Publication of National Security Information in the Digital Age, Journal of National Security Law & Policy (2011)


The Free Speech Rights of Off-Duty Government Employees, Brigham Young University Law Review (2010)


Where Intellectual Property and Free Speech Collide, Boston College Law Review (2009)


Student Speech Rights in the Digital Age, Florida Law Review (2008)


Justice Thomas and the Electronic Media, Online Symposium; Justice Thomas and the First Amendment, First Amendment Center Online (2007)


Under Attack: The Public's Right to Know and the War on Terror, Boston College Third World Law Journal (2005)



Media and the Law (with David Kohler, Lee Levine, David Ardia, and Dale Cohen) (2014)

Contributions to Books

The Story of New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, First Amendment Stories (2012)

The Door to Open Government in Washington D.C. (with Kevin T. Baine), Tapping Officials Secrets: the Door to Open Government in the 50 States and D.C. (2001)

Selected Professional Activities

Traitors, Spies, and Whistleblowers: National Security Leaks and the First Amendment, Masterman Institute for the Freedom of Expression and the Fourth Estate at Suffolk University Law School (2014)

The Media and Leaks, Leakers, Whistleblowers, & Traitors: An Evolving Paradigm; Sponsored by The Journal of National Security Law & Policy and The Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law (2014)

National Security Leaks and the Role of Intent, 2014 William & Mary Law Review Symposium: The Contemporary First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, Press, and Assembly (2014)

Panelist: New York Times v. Sullivan: 50 Years Later, ABA Annual Communications Law Forum (2014)

Reading (or Rereading) the Classics of First Amendment Theory, Washington University Annual First Amendment Roundtable (2014)

Moderator, "New York Times v. Sullivan, Fifty Years Later", First Amendment Law Review Symposium 2013: New York Times v. Sullivan, 50 Years Later (2013)

The First Amendment and National Security Leakers, Yale First Amendment Conference (2013)

Justice Alito and the First Amendment, Suffolk Law School (2013)

Participant, Colloquium for First Amendment Scholars, Washington University (2013)

Student-Athletes and the First Amendment, First Amendment Law Symposium, University of North Carolina (2012)

Participant, Conference on Transparency and National Security, University of Copenhagen Centre for European Constitutionalization and Security (2012)

Panelist, WikiLeaks: Good or Evil, and What’s Next?, ABA Forum on Communications Law Annual Conference (2012)

Moderator, Government Openness and Transparency in the Digital Age, AALS Annual Conference, Panel for National Security Law section (2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court, Technology, and the Media, BYU Law Review Symposium on The Supreme Court and the Press (2012)

Social Media, Teachers, and the First Amendment, University of North Carolina Law Review Symposium on Social Media Networks (2011)

Keynote Address: Students, Social Media, and the First Amendment, University of North Carolina First Amendment Day (2011)

The Espionage Act and the First Amendment after WikiLeaks, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting (2011)

Moderator, The First Amendment Politics of the Roberts Court, AALS Annual Meeting/Mass Communication Law Section (2011)

New York Times Co. v. Sullivan and the Constitutionalization of Libel Law, Paris University X (Nanterre University) (2010)

Government Openness and Accountability Under the Obama Administration, Executive Power and the Obama Administration symposium sponsored by Boston College’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy (2010)

Student Free Speech in the Age of Social Media, Texting, and Sexting, ABA Section of Litigation Annual CLE Conference (2010)

The First Amendment and the Non-Work-Related Expressive Activities of Public Employees, Brigham Young Symposium on the Government Speech Divide (2010)

First Amendment Theory and the Citizens United Decision, American Constitution Society (2010)

The First Amendment and Campaign Finance, Board Meeting, American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts (2010)

Editorial Board, JOURNAL OF NATIONAL SECURITY LAW & POLICY, Georgetown and Syracuse Law Schools (2010)

The Future of Student Speech Rights, Symposium on The Future of the First Amendment (2009)

Moderator for panel on National Security, AALS Annual Conference (panel sponsored by Section on Women in Legal Education) (2008)

Student Speech Rights in the Digital Age, University of Cincinnati Law School faculty workshop (2008)

Panelist on the Right of Access, Annual Communications Law Conference sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute (2007)

Panelist on Student Speech Rights and the Internet, Second Circuit Federal Bar Council (2007)

Legal Rights and Liabilities of the Blogosphere, Annual Conference of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (2007)

The Press and National Security Information, Syracuse University College of Law faculty workshop (2007)

Panelist on The Least Dangerous Branch? Liberty, Justice, and the US Supreme Court (with Ahkil Reed Amar and Marci Hamilton), Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities Annual Symposium (2006)

The Press and National Security, Inaugural Charles S. Rowe First Amendment lecture (2006)