The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholars

Lior Zemer  · John T. Cross  · Marc B. Shapiro  · Amy Adler
Amy Adler

Professor Amy Adler studies the legal regulation of art, speech, and sexuality. Her recent articles have included analyses of stripping, pornography, child pornography, art and obscenity. Professor Adlerís scholarship focuses on the intersection of law and cultural theory. Her work draws on an eclectic variety of fields, primarily from the arts and humanities, to explore problems of language, interpretation and sexuality that have particular relevance for First Amendment doctrine and theory. She has lectured to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from legal scholars, to artists, to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Professor Adler was an attorney at Debevoise and Plimpton, and then a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and where she received the Marshall Allison Prize for promise in the arts and letters. She also graduated from the Yale Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. She clerked for Judge John M. Walker, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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