Scott Gaylord analyzes Supreme Court case for National Constitution Center
Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord provides analysis of a U.S. Supreme Court case about speech rights and specialty license plates in a March 27 “Constitution Daily” podcast of the National Constitution Center.
Read commentary here by Professor Gaylord about the Supreme Court case Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Bloomberg Radio's March 23 segment on this case, featuring analysis from Professor Gaylord, is available here.
Professor Gaylord is the author of both the amicus brief in this case on behalf the State of North Carolina and scholarship cited four times in the petitioner’s merits brief in this case.
Gaylord is also lead counsel in Berger v. ACLU, a case being held over in the U.S. Supreme Court until after the Court decides Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. Berger raises a similar government speech issue but in the context of legislatively controlled specialty plates instead of the administrative procedure at issue in Walker.Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord is a summa cum laude graduate of Notre Dame Law School with a doctorate in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an undergraduate degreesumma cum laude from Colgate University. His legal practice experience includes seven years as an attorney with Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson and service as a law clerk to Judge Edith Jones on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. More information about Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord is available here.