Sonja West

University of Georgia School of Law

Professor of Law

225 Herty Drive

Athens, GA 30602

United States

http://www.law.uga.edu/academics/profiles/west.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Press Exceptionalism

127 Harv. L. Rev. (2014 symposium, Forthcoming), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 178 (111,599)

Abstract:

Freedom of the Press, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Internet, Blogging, Social Media, Press Clause, Speech Clause, Technology, Members of the Press, Journalists, Credentials, Medium of Communication, Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, Identification, Experience

2.

Awakening the Press Clause

UCLA Law Review, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 141 (146,663)

Abstract:

Free Press Clause, Constitution, First Amendment, Free Speech Clause, Citizens United v. Federal Election Comm’n

3.

Concurring in Part & Concurring in the Confusion

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, 2006, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 137 (169,718)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, concurring, plurality, seriatim

4.

The 'Press,' Then & Now

77 Ohio State Law Journal 49 (2016)., UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-6
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2016
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 129 (129,031)

Abstract:

Constitutional law, First Amendment, Freedom of the Press, communication technologies, Press Clause, Speech Clause, internet, journalism, blogs, social media, printing press

5.

The Story of Me: The Underprotection of Autobiographical Speech

University of Georgia Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-009, Washington Law Review, Vol. 84, 2007
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 93 (224,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

free speech, first amendment, autobiographical speech, privacy, weblogs

6.

The Story of Us: Resolving the Face-Off between Autobiographical Speech and Information Privacy

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-014
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Sep 2009
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 87 (242,538)

Abstract:

Speech, information, media, disclosure, privacy

7.

The Monster in the Courtroom

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 50 (269,115)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, cameras, press, video, television, First Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, Freedom of the Press, grandstanding

8.

The Stealth Press Clause

48 Ga. L. Rev., 729 (2014)., UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 45 (321,781)

Abstract:

freedom of the press, Press Clause, constitutional law, First Amendment, taxation, prior restraint, defamation, Supreme Court, bloggers, internet

9.

Favoring the Press

106 Calif. L. Rev., 2018, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 0 (251,430)

Abstract:

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, freedom of the press, First Amendment, constitutional law, news media corporation, Press Clause, speaker-based classifications, free speech

10.

The Media Exemption Puzzle of Campaign Finance Laws

U. Pa. L. Rev. Online, Vol. 164, 2016, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 0 (348,536)

Abstract:

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Campaign Finance, Media, Press, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Congress, Legislation, Media Corporations, Freedom of the Press, Corporate Political Spending, Press Clause

11.

Student Press Exceptionalism

2 Educ. L. & Pol'y Rev. 130 (2015). , UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-33
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Sonja West
University of Georgia School of Law
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Abstract:

education law, free speech, schools, First Amendment, constitutional law, Bill of Rights, student newspaper, journalists, Tinker v. Des Moines, constitutional rights, freedom of speech, press, Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier