Professor Gey passed away June 9, 2011. To learn more about him, read this article, originally published in the Spring 2007 Florida State Law alumni magazine.
Considered one of the country's leading scholars on religious liberties and free speech, Professor Gey authored the casebook, Cases and Materials on Religion and the State (Lexis-Michie 2001).
He taught a Church and State Seminar, Constitutional Law I and II, a First Amendment Seminar, Injunctions and Public Interest Law, Civil Rights Survey, Cyberlaw and Federal Courts. Professor Gey was named Professor of the Year by the Student Bar Association several times and was a faculty advisor to Florida State University Law Review. Before joining Florida State Law's faculty in 1985, Professor Gey was associated with the firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. He received his J.D. in 1982 from Columbia University School of Law, where he was editor of Columbia Law Review.