Alan K. Chen

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship and Professor of Law

2255 E. Evans Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Facts About Qualified Immunity

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 229, 2006, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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qualified immunity, civil rights litigation, constitutional law, judicial decision making, questions of law, issues of fact

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The Ultimate Standard: Qualified Immunity in the Age of Constitutional Balancing Tests

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 81, 1995
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 458 (60,953)
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qualified immunity, civil rights, constitutional law, legal rules

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Free Speech and Democracy in the Video Age

116 Colum. L. Rev. 991 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-42
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Justin F. Marceau and Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 199 (150,425)
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High Value Lies, Ugly Truths, and the First Amendment

69 Vand. L. Rev. 1435 (2015), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
Alan K. Chen and Justin F. Marceau
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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The Burdens of Qualified Immunity: Summary Judgment and the Role of Facts in Constitutional Tort Law

American University Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, 1997-1998
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 178 (166,597)
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civil rights litigation, qualified immunity, summary judgment

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Instrumental Music and the First Amendment

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 66, No. 381, 2015, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Rosy Pictures and Renegade Officials: The Slow Death of Monroe v. Pape

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 889, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Working Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Rights Lawyer Essentialism: Reflections on Richard Thompson Ford’s Rights Gone Wrong

111 Mich. L. Rev. 903 (2013), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Bureaucracy and Distrust: Germaneness and the Paradoxes of Academic Freedom Doctrine

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 955, 2006, University Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, academic freedom, higher education

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Developing a Taxonomy of Lies Under the First Amendment

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 655, 2018, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Alan K. Chen and Justin F. Marceau
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Statutory Speech Bubbles, First Amendment Overbreadth, and Improper Legislative Purpose

Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 31, 2003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Mar 2003
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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first amendment, free speech, overbreadth, protest, picketing, legislative motive

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The Intractability of Qualified Immunity

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Shadow Law: Reasonable Unreasonableness, Habeas Theory, and the Nature of Legal Rules

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 535, 1999
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 13 Jun 2005
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Federal courts, habeas corpus, federalism, criminal procedure, constitutional rights, legal rules

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Right Labels, Wrong Categories: Some Comments on Steven D. Smith's, 'Why is Government Speech Problematic?'

Denver University Law Review Online, Vol. 87, No. 78, 2010 , U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-24
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Forced Patriot Acts

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 703, 2003-2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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first amendment, free speech, freedom of conscience, forced patriotism, national security, social learning

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Free Speech and the Confluence of National Security and Internet Exceptionalism ©

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 379, 2017, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Alan K. Chen
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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