Bradley A. Smith

Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law, Capital University Law School



  • The Radicalism in Citizens United: It’s Not What You Thinks
  • Much Ado About Nothing?: Voter ID and Voting Rights
  • The Shape of Gerrymandering
  • One Person, One Vote, Lots of Questions
  • How the Electoral College Enhances Democracy
  • The Non-Expert Agency, and the Lies of the Administrative State
  • Religious Freedom, or Just Plain Old Freedom?: Masterpiece Cake Shop and the Anti-Discrimination Paradigm
  • The Academy and the Threat to Free Speech

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radley A. Smith is the Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, and the Founder and Chairman of the Institute for Free Speech (formerly the Center for Competitive Politics) in Alexandria, Virginia.
Professor Smith’s writings have appeared in such academic journals as the Yale Law Journal and the Pennsylvania Law Review, and in popular publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Recent Speaking

  • American Constitution Society

  • American Legislative Exchange Council

  • Harvard Law School

  • Reason Foundation

  • Yale Political Union

Past Presentations

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