Professor of Law to Give Ashbrook Center Lecture

Professor of Law to Give Ashbrook Center Lecture

8/6/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Dr. Glenn Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogan distinguished professor of law at the University of Tennessee, will speak at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Sept. 4 at noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Reynolds will speak on the topic “What Can’t Go On Forever, Won’t: Education and More in the 21st Century.” This event was originally set for March 6 but had to be rescheduled due to the weather.

Tickets for this luncheon/lecture event are $20 per person or a table of 8 for $160. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Lisa Ormiston at (419) 289-5429 or, or order online at

Reynolds is one of the most prolific scholars on the UT faculty. His special interests are law and technology and constitutional law issues, and his work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Columbia Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Law and Policy in International Business, Jurimetrics, and the High Technology Law Journal.

Reynolds also has written in the New York Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal, as well as other popular publications. He is also a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics magazine, and writes a regular column for the Washington Examiner.

He is the co-author of “Outer Space: Problems of Law and Policy” and “The Appearance of Impropriety: How the Ethics Wars Have Undermined American Government, Business, and Society.” His most recent book is “An Army of Davids:  How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People To Beat Big Media, Big Government and Other Goliaths.”

Reynolds has testified before Congressional committees on space law, international trade and domestic terrorism. He has been executive chairman of the National Space Society and a member of the White House Advisory Panel on Space Policy. A member of the UT faculty since 1989, Reynolds received the Harold C. Warner Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in 1991 and the W. Allen Separk Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in 1998.

A songwriter and producer for such bands as Mobius Dick, The Nebraska Guitar Militia and The Defenders Of The Faith, Reynolds is a member of the American Society of Composers and Performers.

This luncheon is part of the Ashbrook Center’s Thomas W. Smith Lecture Series on Political Economy.

The Ashbrook Center is an independent center at Ashland University that restores and strengthens the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government. The Center teaches students and teachers across our country what America is and what America represents in the long history of the world.  Ashbrook creates informed patriots.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###