Jerome A. Barron

Jerome A. Barron

Title: Harold H. Greene Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.6954

B.A., Tufts University; J.D., Yale University; LL.M., George Washington University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Constitutional law; Supreme Court; first amendment law; communications law; mass media law


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Brief Bio:

  • argued and participated in First Amendment cases in the U.S. Supreme Court
  • served as a consultant to the Senate Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities (Watergate)
  • chair of the ABA Committee on Graduate Legal Education
  • books include Freedom of the Press for Whom? (1973), Constitutional Law: Principles and Policy (5th ed. 1996) (with Dienes), Mass Communication Law (6th ed. 1998) (with Gillmor and Simon), and Constitutional Law in a Nutshell (4th ed. 1999) (with Dienes), First Amendment in a Nutshell (2nd ed. 2000)
  • chair, Mass Communication Law, AALS
  • chair, Graduate Legal Education Committee, ABA