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William Fletcher in the news:

Court finds some free speech for teachers

William Fletcher quoted in San Francisco Chronicle, September 5, 2013

“Teaching and academic writing are at the core of the official duties of teachers and professors,” Judge William Fletcher — a former law professor at UC Berkeley, where he still teaches — said in Wednesday’s 3-0 ruling.  “Such teaching and writing are ‘a special concern of the First Amendment,'” he said, quoting a 1967 Supreme Court ruling.

William Fletcher Praises Winners of the ALI Young Scholars Medals

BusinessWire, February 17, 2011

“Both scholars are fluent in the details of law and legal institutions,” said Judge Fletcher. “They produce work that is consistent with ALI’s goals of clarifying the law and adapting it to social needs and the administration of justice.”