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Appellate Practice Lunch Series
Quarterly Luncheon
Appellate Practice Section, MSBA

"Citizens United and the Future of Free Speech"

Professor Dale Carpenter will review the constitutional status of campaign spending and speech regulation prior to Citizens United, discuss the Justices' opinions in the decision itself, and suggest some possible future directions for free speech in light of the decision.


Professor Dale Carpenter , University of Minnesota
Professor Dale Carpenter is the Earl R. Larson Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law.  He teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, the First Amendment, and sexual orientation and the law.  Since 2004, he has served as an editor of Constitutional Commentary.

Professor Carpenter received his B.A. degree in history, magna cum laude, from Yale College in 1989. He received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School in 1992. At the University of Chicago he was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Professor Carpenter clerked for The Honorable Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1992 to 1993. After his clerkship, he practiced in Houston and in San Francisco.

Professor Carpenter is a frequent television, radio, and print commentator on constitutional law, the First Amendment, and sexual orientation and the law.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for
Event Code: 152844



Date:   Thursday, February 10, 2011
Time:   11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:   Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 230
St. Paul, MN 55155  


Section Members:  $20.00
MSBA Members (But Not Appellate Practice Section Members):  $25.00
Law Clerks:  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $30.00

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