Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Prof. Brandeis participated by Skype in Vermont Law School event with American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Screen shot of Prof. Brandeis during the Skype presentation.

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice faculty, addressed the Vermont Law School chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) via Skype about his work in the field of constitutional law.  He participated in the Career Panel on February 27which focused on what it is like to be involved in constitutional law practice. Fellow panelists included Vermont constitutional law practitioners and a U.S. Department of Justice attorney specializing in constitutional torts. Law students and members of the Vermont Law School community attended.

Prof. Brandeis' experience in constitutional law includes his tenure as staff attorney for ACLU of Alaska, and  his work as one of the attorneys who represented Joseph Frederick in Morse v. Frederick (also known as the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case), a student free speech case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2007. Prof. Brandeis is a graduate of Vermont Law School.

L to r: Panelist Rebecca Turner, Office of  the Defender General,
Vermont, chats with law student Arwen Gaddis, one of the
event coordinators, at the reception following the presentation.