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Nat S. Stern

Nat S. Stern

John W. & Ashley E. Frost Professor

Florida State University
College of Law
Roberts Hall, Room 312 
Phone: 850.644.1801
Fax: 850.644.5487
nstern@law.fsu.edu

Education

J.D., Harvard University, 1979
A.B., Brown University, 1976

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Author of many articles on constitutional law issues, Professor Stern teaches Constitutional Law, American Legal History and Supreme Court Role Playing Seminar, and serves as faculty advisor and coach to the Florida State Law's nationally competitive and award-winning moot court team.

Recognized with several teaching awards, he is one of the College of Law's most popular teachers and has also served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Prior to joining the Florida State University faculty, Professor Stern was as an associate in the Atlanta law firm of Arnall, Golden & Gregory.

Select Recent Publications

Separation of Powers, Executive Authority, and Suspension of Disbelief, __ Hous. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2016)

A Test to Identify and Remedy Anti-Gay Bias in Child Custody Decisions After Obergefell
(with Mark Joseph Stern & Karen Oehme), __ UCLA Women’s L.J. __ (forthcoming 2016)

A New Test to Reconcile the Right of Publicity with Core First Amendment Values
(with Mark Joseph Stern), __ J. Intell. Prop. __ (forthcoming 2016)

Improving the Emergency Medical Services System’s Response to Domestic Violence
(with Karen Oehme, Elizabeth Donnelly & Rebecca Melvin), __ Health Matrix: J.L. & Med. __ (forthcoming 2016)

The Indefinite Deflection of Congressional Standing
, 43 Pepp. L. Rev. 1 (2015)

A Deficiency in Addressing Campus Sexual Assault: The Lack of Women Law Enforcement Officers (with Karen Oehme & Annelise Mennicke), 38 Harv. J.L. & Gender 401 (2015)

Unheard Voices of Domestic Violence Victims: A Call to Remedy Physician Neglect (with Karen Oehme & Ember Maselli), 15 Geo. J. Gender & L. 613 (2015)

Graphic Labels, Dire Warnings, and the Facile Assumption of Factual Content in Compelled Commercial Speech, 29 J.L. & Pol. 577 (2014)

The Force of a Legal Concept: The Steady Extension of the Actual Malice Standard, 12 First Amend. L. Rev. 449 (2014)

The Case for Mandatory Training on Screening for Domestic Violence in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act (with Karen Oehme), 17 J.L. & Soc. Change 1 (2014)

Advancing an Adaptive Standard of Strict Scrutiny for Content-Based Commercial Speech Regulation (with Mark Joseph Stern), 47 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1171 (2013)

Secondary Speech and the Protective Approach to Interpretive Dualities in the Roberts Court, 22 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 133 (2013)