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Justin Burnworth

Professional Title: 

Graduate Student


Machmer W-33C


Office Hours: 

Tuesday 2-3pm(Zoom ) / Thursday 1-2PM


J.D., Vermont Law School; B.A. in Political Science, Tusculum College


I am a Political Science PhD Student with a focus on Constitutional law and the Supreme Court. I am interested in the direction of First Amendment rights under the current Supreme Court.



Making A Constitutional “Son of Sam” Law: Netflix’s Booming True Crime Business, 49 HASTINGS CONST. L.Q. 3 (2022).

Replacing Smith with a “Graduated Scale” Approach to the Free Exercise Clause, U. Tol. L. Rev. 1 (2022).

The Ministerial Exception Paradox. Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 3 (FORTHCOMING).

Curriculum Vitae: 

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