Professor Glenn Reynolds

Professor Glenn Reynolds

Professor Glenn Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, is one of the most prolific scholars on the University of Tennessee. His special interests are law and technology and constitutional law issues and his work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Columbia Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, the William and Mary Law Review, the Southern California Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, The Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Law and Policy in International Business, Jurimetrics, the Journal of Space Law, and the High Technology Law Journal. Professor Reynolds has also written in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, the Washington Times, the Los Angeles Times, Road & Track, Urb, and the Wall Street Journal, as well as other popular publications. He was for many years a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics magazine, and today writes a regular column for USA Today. He is the co-author of Outer Space: Problems of Law and Policy, and The Appearance of Impropriety: How the Ethics Wars Have Undermined American Government, Business, and Society. His most recent books are The Social Media Upheaval, The Judiciary's Class War, and The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education from Itself.

Professor Reynolds has testified before Congressional committees on space law, international trade, and domestic terrorism. He has been executive chairman of the National Space Society and a member of the White House Advisory Panel on Space Policy. A member of the UT faculty since 1989, Professor Reynolds has received the Harold C. Warner Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in W. Allen Separk Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award, and the Carden Award for Outstanding Scholarship.

A songwriter and producer for such bands as Mobius Dick, The Nebraska Guitar Militia, and The Defenders Of The Faith, Professor Reynolds is a member of the American Society of Composers and Performers and a former member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

In addition to multiple briefs on the right to keep and bear arms, Professor Reynolds' work on the right includes:

    • Second Amendment Limitations, 14 GEO. J. L. & PUB. POL'Y 233 (2016)
    • The Second Amendment as Ordinary Constitutional Law, 81 TENN. L. REV. 409 (2014)
    • How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Second Amendment (w/Brannon Denning), 91 TEXAS L. REV. 89 (2013).
    • Second Amendment Penumbras: Some Preliminary Observations, 85 SO. CAL. L. REV. 247 (2012).
    • Five Takes on McDonald v. Chicago, 26 J. L. & POL. 273 (2011) (with Brannon Denning).
    • Heller, High Water(mark)? Lower Courts and the New Right to Keep and Bear Arms, 60 HASTINGS L.J. 1245 (2009) (with Brannon Denning).
    • The Year of the Gun: Second Amendment Rights and the Supreme Court, 86 TEX. L. REV. 22 (2008).
    • Heller's Future in the Lower Courts, 102 NORTHWESTERN U. L. REV. 2035 (2008) (with Brannon Denning).
    • Five Takes on District of Columbia v. Heller, 69 OHIO ST. L.J. 671 (2008) (with Brannon Denning).
    • Guns and Gay Sex: Some Notes on Firearms, the Second Amendment, and “Reasonable Regulation,” 71 TENN. L. REV. 137 (2007).
    • Gun by Gun, LEGAL AFFAIRS, May-Jun. 2002 at 19.
    • Telling Miller's Tale: A Reply to Professor Yassky, 65 L. & CONTEMP. PROBS. 113 (2002).
    • Guns, Privacy, & Revolution 68 TENN. L. REV. 635 (2001).
    • Alcohol, Firearms, and Constitutions, 28 U. MEM. L. REV. 335 (1998) (with Mike Roberts and Larry D. Soderquist).

    • It Takes a Militia: A Communitarian Case for Compulsory Arms Bearing, 5 WM. & MARY BILL RTS. J. 185 (1996) (with Brannon Denning).
    • The Second Amendment and States' Rights: A Thought Experiment, 36 WM. & MARY L. REV. 1737 (1995) (with Don Kates).
    • A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment, 62 TENN. L. REV. 461 (1995).
    • Violence in America: Effective Solutions, 84 JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL ASS'N OF GEORGIA. 253 (1994) (co-author).
    • Kids, Guns and the Commerce Clause: Is the Court Ready for Constitutional Government? CATO POLICY ANALYSIS No. 216, October, 1994.
    • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms under the Tennessee Constitution, 61 TENN L. REV. 647 (1994) (part of a symposium on the Tennessee Constitution).

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