Sasha Volokh

Contributor, The Volokh Conspiracy


This antitrust state-action doctrine case was argued at the Supreme Court last week, and I’ve recorded a podcast about it for the Federalist Society.

  • Oct 24, 2014

Anything that hastens the death of the “who“/“whom” distinction is probably a good idea.

  • Aug 28, 2014

Antitrust scholars in an upcoming Supreme Court case argue for denying state-action antitrust immunity to essentially private licensing boards.

  • Aug 20, 2014

The Ninth Circuit says the San Diego Convention Center can choose to do its cleaning through its own employees.

  • Aug 19, 2014

Of course the law usually respects the corporate form. The law ought to do so whenever it’s convenient to do so, and ignore the corporate form whenever that’s convenient. And regular people like you and me should always look through the corporate form and see the people.

  • Jul 11, 2014

Let’s not reify the corporation: like Soylent Green, it’s people.

  • Jul 10, 2014

The federal constitution protects public-employee pension obligations, and many states provide additional protection -- which is all to the good. But California goes overboard.

  • Jul 10, 2014

How can you sail to Algeria?

  • Jul 9, 2014

Wahhabi, wasabi, kohlrabi

  • Jul 7, 2014

Hobby Lobby was rightly decided given RFRA, but I’m not sure that RFRA should be considered valid.

  • Jul 1, 2014
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Sasha Volokh lives in Atlanta with his wife and three kids, and is an associate professor at Emory Law School. Before coming to Emory, he taught at Georgetown University Law Center and University of Houston Law Center. Before that, he clerked for (now-Chief) Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Samuel Alito. An economist by training, Sasha has written numerous articles and commentaries on law and economics, privatization, antitrust, prisons, constitutional law, regulation, torts, and legal history. His work has been published in the Stanford Law Review, the NYU Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the American Law and Economics Review, and the International Review of Law and Economics, among others. Like President Obama, his student work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review. He (not President Obama) has also published articles and commentaries in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Monthly, National Review, and Reason.
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