Marty Redish

Marty Redish

Martin H. Redish, the Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy at Northwestern University School of Law, teaches and writes on the subjects of federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, freedom of expression and constitutional law. In addition, he is Senior Counsel to the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP. Professor Redish received his AB with highest honors in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. Described in a review of his book, Judicial Independence and the American Constitution: A Democratic Paradox (Stanford; 2017) as “the foremost scholar and theorist of American judicial independence,” Professor Redish is the author or co-author of more than 100 articles and 17 books. Stanford University Press published his book, The Adversary First Amendment:  Free Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy, in 2013, and his book, Wholesale Justice: Constitutional Democracy and the Problem of the Class Action Lawsuit, in 2009.

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Guest Appearances
December 20, 2017
Taking a Closer Look at Free Speech

Marty Redish talks about how the law defines free speech and the right of various institutions, like businesses and universities, to regulate speech.