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Lackland H. Bloom

Lackland Bloom

Contact Lackland H. Bloom

lbloom@mail.smu.edu 214-768-2566

Professor Bloom is a Professor of Law at the Southern Methodist Univetsity's Deadman School of Law. He is also an administrative editor of Michigan Law Review and specialist in constitutional law.

A member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif, as well as administrative editor of the Michigan Law Review, Professor Bloom was law clerk to Chief Justice John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He later was associated with the Washington firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. A specialist in constitutional law, he has published articles concerning freedom of speech and the rhetoric of Supreme Court opinions. He is a Policy Advisor to The Heartland Institute.

The Oxford University Press has published Professor Bloom’s book Do Great Cases Make Bad Law? (2014), as well as his previous book Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution (2009). Professor Bloom is also active in the field of copyright.

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