David L. Hudson, Jr.

Belmont University - College of Law

1900 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37212

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Secret to 85% First-Time Bar Passage Rates

40 N.C. Cent. L. Rev. 92 (2017) , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2018
Jeffrey Kinsler and David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law and Belmont University - College of Law
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Essay: Cyberbullying and Freedom of Speech

New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2020, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-13, 50 New Mex. L. Rev. 287 (2020).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 May 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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cyberbullying laws

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Essay: The Fighting Words Doctrine: Alive and Well in the Lower Courts

University of New Hampshire Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2020, 19 U.N.H. L. Rev. 1 (2020), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2021-1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Fighting Words Doctrine, Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 315 U.S. 568 (1942), First Amendment

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Dissecting the Hybrid Rights Exception: Should it Be Expanded or Rejected?

38 UALR L. Rev. 449 (2016) , University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, Vol. 38, 2016, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-5
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr. and Emily H. Harvey
Belmont University - College of Law and Supreme Court of Tennessee - Tennessee Court of Appeals
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Employment Division v. Smith, Hybrid rights, Constitutional Law, Free Exercise Clause

5.

Losing the Spirit of Tinker v. Des Moines and the Urgent Need to Protect Student Speech

66 Clev. St. L. Rev. Et Cetera 2 (2018), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-15
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

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Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.: The Court Protects Student Social Media but Leaves Unanswered Questions

Cato Supreme Court Review 2020-2021, 2020-2021 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev. 93 (2021)., Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2021-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Free Speech, Constitutional Law, Student Speech, Public Schools, Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.

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Anti-Profanity Laws and the First Amendment

42 T. Marshall L. Rev. 203 (2017)., Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-39
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Anti-profanity laws, free speech, First Amendment, protected speech

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The Supreme Court’S Worst Decision in Recent Years –Garcetti V. Ceballos, the Dred Scott Decision for Public Employees

Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Vol. 47, Issue 1 (2021)., 47 MITCHELL HAMLINE L. REV. 375 (2021). , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2021-7
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Garcetti v. Ceballos, First Amendment, Public Employees, Free Speech, United States Supreme Court, SCOTUS,

9.

Unsettled Questions in Student Speech Law

22 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1113 (2020). , University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2020, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-30
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jul 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Student Speech Law, First Amendment, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District,

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Anti-Slapp Coverage and the First Amendment: Hurdles to Defamation Suits in Political Campaigns

American University Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 5, 2020, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-15, 69 Am. U. L. Rev. 1541 (2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Defamation, political campaigns, First Amendment, SLAPP

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Essay: Understanding First Amendment Freedoms Through The Remarkable Life Of “The Greatest” – Muhammad Ali

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2020, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2020
David L. Hudson Jr. and Gene Policinski
Belmont University - College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Muhammad Ali, First Amendment

12.

Ida B. Wells: Fearless Journalist from Memphis Who Changed the World

David L. Hudson Jr., Ida B. Wells: Fearless Journalist from Memphis Who Changed the World, 54 TENN. B.J. 14 (2018). Tennessee Bar Journal, vol. 54, no. 8, August 2018, p. 14-17. , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-12
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Sep 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Ida B. Wells, Memphis, Civil Rights

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Pearson v. Callahan and Qualified Immunity: Impact on First Amendment Law

10 First Amend. L. Rev. 125 (2011), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-8
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Pearson v. Callahan, Constitutional Law, First Amendment

14.

Time for the Supreme Court to Address Off-Campus, Online Student Speech

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 91, 2012, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-7
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Online Student Speech, Free Speech, First Amendment, Education Law

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Essay: Justice Thurgood Marshall, Great Defender of First Amendment Free-Speech Rights for the Powerless

Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2017-2018), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-19
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice Thurgood Marshall, Free Speech, First Amendment

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Reflecting on the Virtual Child Porn Decision

36 J. Marshall L. Rev. 211 (2002), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition

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First Amendment Right to Receive Information and Ideas Justifies Citizens' Videotaping of the Police

10 U. St. Thomas J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 89 (2016) , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-4
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Videotape, police, First Amendment, U.S. Constitution, law enforcement, police

18.

Balancing Act: Public Employees and Free Speech

First Reports, Vol. 3, No. 2 (December, 2002). , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2019
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Free Speech, Public Employees, First Amendment, Employment Law

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Attorney Advertising in 'The Litigators' and Modern-Day America: The Continued Importance of the Public's Need for Legal Information

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 960, 2018, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-23
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice Sonia Sotomayor: The Court’s Premier Defender of the Fourth Amendment

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2020, 44 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 19 (2020), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Oct 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice Sonia Sotomayor, United States Supreme Court, Fourth Amendment, United States v. Jones, United States Constitutional Law

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Justice Kennedy and the First Amendment

Houston Law Review Off the Record, Vol. 9, pg. 49 (2019) , 9 HLRe 49 (2019), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-37
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice Anthony Kennedy, United States Supreme Court, United States Constitutional Law, First Amendment jurisprudence

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The Secondary Effects Doctrine: 'The Evisceration of First Amendment Freedoms'

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 55, 1997, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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First Amendment, Secondary Effects Doctrine

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The Courts’ Inconsistent Treatment of Bethel v. Fraser and the Curtailment of Student Rights

36 J. Marshall L. Rev. 181 (2002), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr. and John E. Ferguson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law and Independent
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Bethel v. Fraser, First Amendment, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

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Thirty Years of Hazelwood and Its Spread to Colleges and University Campuses

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 61, 2018, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, First Amendment, Free Speech

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The Roberts Court—Its First Amendment Free Expression Jurisprudence: 2005–2021

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 87, pg. 5 (2021), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2022-5
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 09 Feb 2022
Ronald K. L. Collins and David L. Hudson Jr.
University of Washington - School of Law and Belmont University - College of Law
Downloads 35 (657,561)

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Free Speech, First Amendment, Justice John Roberts, United States Supreme Court, United States Constitution

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Student Expression in the Age of Columbine: Securing Safety and Protecting First Amendment Rights

First Amendment Center, Vol. 6 No. 2, Sept. 2005, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2019
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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First Amendment, Student Expression, Columbine, Free Speech

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Justice Clarence Thomas: The Emergence of a Commercial-Speech Protector

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 485, 2002, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice Clarence Thomas, First Amendment, Commercial Speech, U.S. Constitution, Supreme Court

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The Content-Discrimination Principle and the Impact of Reed v. Town of Gilbert

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 2, 2019, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-2
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Mar 2020
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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First Amendment, Reed v. Town of Gilbert, United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence, Commercial-speech doctrine, secondary-effects doctrine, Free Speech

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Race, Ethnicity, and the American Criminal Justice System: A Resource Guide for Teachers

American Bar Association, Division for Public Education, (c) 2005 , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Inequality in the criminal justice system, Racial and Ethnic Profiling, Race and Ethnicity in Jury Selection, Race and Ethnicity in application of the Death Penalty, Hate Crimes

30.

The Secondary-Effects Doctrine: Stripping Away First Amendment Freedoms

23 Stanford Law & Pol. Rev. 19 (2012), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-7
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, First Amendment, secondary-effects doctrine

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Censorship of Student Internet Speech: The Effect of Diminishing Student Rights, Fear of the Internet and Columbine

2000 L.Rev. M.S.U.-D.C.L. 199 (2000), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Black Armbands, 'Boobies' Bracelets and the Need to Protect Student Speech

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 81, 2013, 81 UMKC L. Rev. 595 (2013) , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-6
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, Boobies Bracelets, Constitutional Law, Free Speech, Public Schools

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Blogs and the First Amendment

11 NEXUS 129 (2006) , Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-8
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Blogs, blogging, bloggers, First Amendment

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First Amendment Tests From the Burger Court: Will They Be Flipped?

Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Vol. 44, Issue 5 (2018), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-18
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr. and Emily H. Harvey
Belmont University - College of Law and Supreme Court of Tennessee - Tennessee Court of Appeals
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Lemon v. Kurtzman, Lemon Test, Miller v. California, Miller Test, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Co. v. Public Service Commission of N.Y., Central Hudson Test

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Fear of Violence in Our Schools: Is ‘Undifferentiated Fear’ in the Age of Columbine Leading to a Suppression of Student Speech?

42 Washburn L.J. 79 (2002), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Student Speech, First Amendment, Undifferentiated Fear, Columbine, Mass Shootings

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Does Capital Punishment Have a Future?

American Bar Association, Division for Public Education (c) 2004; ISBN: 1-59031-024-1, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 May 2019
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Capital punishment

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Justice Brennan's Significant Departure and Warning of an Evisceration

10 NEXUS 93 (2005), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-9
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jul 2018
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Justice William J. Brennan, First Amendment, Obscenity law, second effects doctrine

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ESSAY: A CONTINUING CONSTITUTIONAL TREND OF USING THE FIRST TO INTERPRET THE SECOND

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 3, 2022, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2022-20
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Dec 2022
David L. Hudson Jr.
Belmont University - College of Law
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Second Amendment, First Amendment, District of Columbia v. Heller, United States Supreme Court

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Fixed Stars: Famous First Amendment Phrases and Their Indelible Impact

15 Charleston L. Rev. 189, Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2021-2
Posted: 20 Jan 2021
David L. Hudson Jr. and Jacob David Glenn
Belmont University - College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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First Amendment, United States Supreme Court, judicial opinions, legal writing