Jonathan Hensley

Lecturer

Jonathan Hensley

Contact Info

Phone:
Office:
CLA 3205

Education

Ph.D. Government and Politics,
University of Maryland,
College Park, 2015

J.D. University of Tennessee, 2001

B.A. Philosophy,
Furman University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Campaign Finance Law
Supreme Court
American Judicial System
American Political Institutions
Political Theory

Doctoral Dissertation

Legal Argument, Issue Framing, and the Development of Campaign Finance Law on the Supreme Court

Publications

"Approaches to the Hybrid-Rights Doctrine in Free Exercise Cases,” Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Fall 2000)

“Rorty and the Self: Splitting the Public and the Private,” Furman Humanities Review, Vol. 10 (September 1997)

Conference Presentations

Paper Presentation: “Common Cause v. the ACLU: Repeat Players in Supreme Court Campaign Finance Litigation.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Orlando, Florida, January 3-5, 2013

Paper Presentation: “Common Cause v. the ACLU: Repeat Players in Supreme Court Campaign Finance Litigation.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, Massachusetts, November 15-17, 2012

Poster Presentation: “The Influence of Amici Curiae Briefs on Supreme Court Opinions: Preliminary Results from Webster v. Reproductive Health Services and D.C. v. Heller,” with Katie Kruger. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington, September 1-4, 2011

Paper Presentation: “Conservative Christian Cause Lawyering, Pluralism, and Same Sex Marriage.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, ON, Canada, September 3-6, 2009