Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Professor of Law

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall

Davis, CA CA 95616-5201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

33

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Why Social Media Platforms Are Not Common Carriers

__ J. Free Speech L. __ (forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Social Media, Common Carrier, Places of Public Accommodation, Internet, First Amendment

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Free Speech Without Democracy

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Free Speech, Authoritarian Constitutionalism, Comparative Constitutional Law, Dictatorships, Democracy

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When Speech is Not 'Speech'

Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 322 (172,944)
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First Amendment, Coverage, Free Speech, Data Privacy, Self-Governance, Democracy, Internet, Net Neutrality

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The Test that Ate Everything: Intermediate Scrutiny in First Amendment Jurisprudence

University of Illinois Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, intermediate scrutiny, appellate courts

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Sorrell v. IMS Health: Details, Detailing, and the Death of Privacy

Vermont Law Review, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, facts, privacy, data disclosure, IMS Health

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The Law of Facebook

54 UC Davis Law Review 2353 (2021)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Facebook, social media, free speech, First Amendment, Big Data, privacy, Cyberstalking, elections, incitement

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Do Platforms Have Editorial Rights?

1 Journal of Free Speech Law 97 (2021)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Social Media, Editorial Rights, Internet, Section 230, Free Speech, Content Moderation, Deplatforming

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In Defense of Content Regulation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, 2017, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 483
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 190 (290,031)
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First Amendment, Free Speech, Democracy, Content Regulation, Content Neutrality, Content Discrimination

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Details: Specific Facts and the First Amendment

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Associational Speech

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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free speech, freedom of association, peacable assembly, petition

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Posner, Blackstone, and Prior Restraints on Speech

BYU Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2016
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, prior restraints, Press Clause, Speech Clause, Richard Posner, William Blackstone, Originalism, Original Meaning

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Justice Kennedy's Free Speech Jurisprudence: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

McGeorge Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat and Matthew Struhar
University of California, Davis - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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free speech, Justice Kennedy, First Amendment, quantitative, qualitative

13.

Liberty or Equality?

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 464
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Obergefell, same-sex marriage, Equal Protection, Due Process, Justice Kennedy, Equality, Liberty, Dignity

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Wyeth v. Levine and Agency Preemption: More Muddle or Creeping to Clarity?

Tulsa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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preemption, federalism, Wyeth v. Levine, FDA drug regulation, administrative law, agencies

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Brief of Constitutional Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents in Gonzales V. Carhart

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat, David L. Faigman and Kathryn M. Davis
University of California, Davis - School of Law, UC Law, San Francisco and Civil Appellate Advocacy and Counseling
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abortion, deference, partial birth, legislative fact findings

16.

The Democratic First Amendment

Northwestern University Law Review, 110:1097 (2016), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 474
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Meiklejohn, democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Assembly, association, petition

17.

Terrorism and Associations

63 Emory Law Journal 581 (2014), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Terrorism, First Amendment, Assembly, Association, Free Speech, Foreign Terrorist Organizations, Material Support

Liberty's Refuge or the Refuge of Scoundrels?: The Limits of the Right of Assembly

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2012
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Freedom of Assembly, First Amendment, Freedom of Association, Subversion, Terrorism

Liberty's Refuge or the Refuge of Scoundrels?: The Limits of the Right of Assembly

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Freedom of Assembly, First Amendment, Freedom of Association, Subversion, Terrorism

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Assembly Resurrected

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Assembly, Association, Religion, Establishment Clause, Hosanna-Tabor

Assembly Resurrected

Texas Law Review, Vol. 91 (Forthcoming), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 314
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Assembly, Association, Religion, Establishment Clause, Hosanna-Tabor

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Free Speech and 'a Law of Rules'

15 First Amendment Law Review 159
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Justice Scalia, First Amendment, Rule of Laws, Free Speech, Originalism

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Cooper v. Aaron and the Faces of Federalism

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 May 2008
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Little Rock, desegregation, federalism, judicial supremacy

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Producing Speech

56 William & Mary Law Review 1029 (2015), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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free speech, First Amendment, Press Clause, ACLU v. Alvarez, eavesdropping, news gathering

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Religious Associations: Hosanna-Tabor and the Instrumental Value of Religious Groups

92 Wash. U. L. Rev. 73
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Religion Clauses, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, ministerial exception, Freedom of Assembly, freedom of association, First Amendment

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Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Signs of (Dis)Content?

9 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 137 (2015), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Free Speech, First Amendment, Content Discrimination, Content Based, Content Neutral, Self Governance

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Candides and Cassandras: Technology and Free Speech on the Roberts Court

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Free Speech, First Amendment, Technology, Social Media, Internet, Supreme Court, Justices

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The New Gatekeepers?: Social Media and the 'Search for Truth'

__ J. Free Speech Law __ (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Mar 2023
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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free speech, free press, institutional media, social media, gatekeepers, trusted communicators, search for truth

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The Conscience of the Baker: Religion and Compelled Speech

28 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 287 (2019)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Compelled Speech, Compelled Subsidy, Free Speech, Free Exercise, Conscience, Religion, Democracy

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Crossing Doctrines: Conflating Standing and the Merits Under the Establishment Clause

97 Washington University Law Review 1729 (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Standing, Article III, Establishment Clause, Religion, American Legion, Religious Displays, Offended Observer, Direct Contact, Lujan, Akins

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Truthiness: Corporate Public Figures and the Problem of Harmful Truths

99 Minn. L. Rev. 297, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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trademark, First Amendment, free speech, commercial speech, trademark dilution, actual malice

Modes of Regulatory Enforcement and the Problem of Administrative Discretion

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 5, July 1999
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Modes of Regulatory Enforcement and the Problem of Administrative Discretion

Posted: 17 Jan 2000
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law

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Judge Johnson and the Kaleidoscopic First Amendment

71 Alabama Law Review 755 (2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, Assembly, Petition, Cognate Rights, Selma, Civil Rights

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The Bully Pulpit or Just Plain Bully: The Uses and Perils of Jawboning

First Amendment Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2024
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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First Amendment, Jawboning, Coercion, Social Media, Platforms, Missouri v. Biden, Murthy v. Missouri

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Unnnatural Competition: Applying the New Antitrust Learning to Foster Competition in the Local Exchange

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 6, August 1999
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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