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FAN 19.1 (First Amendment News) — Media Scholar Named Next Dean of GW Law School

It’s now official: Blake D. Morant, dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law and president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools, will be the next Dean of the George Washington Law School. According to a GW press release: Dean Morant “will assume the deanship on Sept. 1 after having served seven years as dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law. ‘Blake Morant is not only a seasoned dean but also a national leader in legal education,’ said GW President Steven Knapp. ‘He brings to this important position a proven record of accomplishments, and his extensive leadership experience will make him an extremely valuable addition to our law school and the entire university.'”

Dean Blake Morant

Dean Blake Morant

“‘I have respected and admired the George Washington Law School throughout my career and consider serving as its next dean to be a distinct privilege,’ Mr. Morant said. “‘I look forward to working with the constituency of this historic institution during this time of both challenge and extraordinary opportunity.'”

Media Law Scholarship

Though his scholarship includes other areas of law (such as contracts, administrative law, and legal education), Dean Morant’s articles on media law include the following:

Advance Greeting: Welcome to Washington, D.C., Dean Morant!


Washington Law Review, Issue 87:2 (June 2012)

Volume 87  | June 2012 | Issue 2

June 2012 Symposium: The First Amendment in the Modern Age


The Guardians of Knowledge in the Modern State: Post’s Republic and the First Amendment


Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover


The First Amendment, the Courts, and “Picking Winners”


Judge Thomas L. Ambro & Paul J. Safier

Public Discourse, Expert Knowledge, and the Press


Joseph Blocher

The First Amendment’s Epistemological Problem


Paul Horwitz

A View from the First Amendment Trenches: Washington State’s New Protections for Public Discourse and Democracy


Bruce E.H. Johnson & Sarah K. Duran

Democratic Competence, Constitutional Disorder, and the Freedom of the Press


Stephen I. Vladeck


Understanding the First Amendment


Robert C. Post


Robert C. Post, Selected Bibliography of First Amendment Scholarship


Washington Law Review


Defining “Breach of The Peace” in Self-Help Repossessions


Ryan McRobert

Addressing the Costs and Comity Concerns of International E-Discovery


John T. Yip