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News Posted on June 8, 2020

Professor Bhagwat's new book, Our Democratic First Amendment, is released

Professor Ashutosh Bhagwat's new book, Our Democratic First Amendment, has been published by Cambridge University Press.

The book examines the history of the First Amendment, early political conflicts over its meaning, and lessons to be learned from those events about the nature of our system of government. Then it applies those lessons to our modern, fractious democracy in the age of the Internet and social media.

The book is available through Cambridge University Press and Amazon.

Ashutosh Bhagwat, Boochever and Bird Endowed Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality, and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law, is an innovative, broad-ranging, and widely published constitutional law scholar.