Media Studies

William Turner

Lecturer, J.D., Harvard

William Bennett Turner has argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, covered legal issues for public television, published widely on free speech, and taught courses on the First Amendment at UC Berkeley for over three decades. His latest book is Free Speech for Some.

Research Interests: freedom of speech and the press

Recent Publications:

Free Speech for All: How the Supreme Court is Weaponizing the First Amendment to Empower Corporations and the Religious Right, Roaring Forties Press, Berkeley, CA. 2019
Figures of Speech: First Amendment Heroes and Villains. PoliPointPress, Sausalito, CA. 2011.

Courses taught:
MS 104A: Freedom of Speech and the Press

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