Jeffrey Omar Usman

Belmont University - College of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

1900 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37212

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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The Game is Afoot: Constitutionalizing the Right to Hunt and Fish in the Tennessee Constitution

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 57, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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Animal Rights, Fishing Rights, Hunting Rights, State Constitutional Law, State Constitutions, Tennessee Constitution

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Law Schools, Bar Passage, and Under and Over-Performing Expectations

36 Quinnipiac Law Review 183 (2018), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-40
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Jeffrey Kinsler and Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law and Belmont University - College of Law
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Bar Exam

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Constitutional Constraints on Retroactive Civil Legislation: The Hollow Promises of the Federal Constitution and Unrealized Potential of State Constitutions

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, Fall 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jun 2014
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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State Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Retroactive Civil Legislation

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Definition of Religion, Law and Religion, First Amendment, Religious Liberty, Defining Religion

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Good Enough for Government Work: The Interpretation of Positive Constitutional Rights in State Constitutions

Albany Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 1459, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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state constitutions, state constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, constitutional law, positive right, affirmative rights, jurisprudence

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Finding the Lost Involuntary Public Figure

Utah Law Review, No. 5, p. 951, 2014, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2561004
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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Defamation; First Amendment; Public Figure; Public Official; Gertz, New York Times Co. v. Sullivan; Involuntary Public Figure

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Defamation and the Government Employee: Redefining Who Constitutes a Public Official

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2015, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2692233
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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First Amendment, Defamation, Actual Malice, Government Employees, Public Officials

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Capital Punishment, Cultural Competency, and Litigating Intellectual Disability

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Intellectual Disability, Intelligence Testing, Cultural Competency

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The Evolution of Iranian Islamism from the Revolution Through the Contemporary Reformers

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 35, No. 5, 2002
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jun 2014
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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Islamism, Iran, Iranian Constitution, Law and Religion, Religion, Comparative Constitutional Law

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State Legislatures and Solving the Eighth Amendment Ratchet Puzzle

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Jeffrey Omar Usman
Belmont University - College of Law
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Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Evolving Standards of Decency, Eighth Amendment, Ratchet Puzzle, Conditional Legislation

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Modern Legal History 2015: The Road to Obergefell

3 Belmont Law Review 165 (2016) , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-9
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Abby Rubenfeld, Regina Lambert and Jeffrey Omar Usman
Tennessee Bar Association, Independent and Belmont University - College of Law
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Legal History, Obergefell v. Hodges

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Judicial Perspectives Panel 2015

3 Belmont Law Review 147 (2016), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-8
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Belmont University - College of Law, Tennessee Supreme Court and Tennessee Supreme Court
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Judicial Perspectives Series Featuring: Justice Roger A. Page Moderated by Professor Jeffrey Omar Usman January 11, 2017

Belmont Law Review, Vol. 4, p. 171 (2017), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-25
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Roger A. Page and Jeffrey Omar Usman
Tennessee Supreme Court and Belmont University - College of Law
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Tennessee Supreme Court, Justice Roger A. Page

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Metropolitan Nashville Board of Public Education Panel Discussion

Belmont Law Review, Volume 5, pp. 183-202 (2018), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2018
Director of Clinical Informatics Strategy Development, Innovation and Integration for HCA, Assistant Director of Trial Programs, Tennessee State University, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Tennessee State University, Independent, Director of Development, Blair School of Music - Vanderbilt University and Belmont University - College of Law
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Metropolitan Nashville Board of Public Education