Joseph Martins

Associate Professor of Law, Liberty University & Director for the Constitutional Litigation Clinic
Martins Joseph

Joseph Martins

Associate Professor of Law, Liberty University & Director for the Constitutional Litigation Clinic
(434) 592-5300
jmartins2@liberty.edu

Biography

Professor Joseph J. Martins joined the faculty of Liberty University School of Law in fall 2011. Before coming to LU, Professor Martins spent ve years in public interest law as a constitutional litigator and two years in private practice as a civil litigator. Professor Martins’ research focuses on constitutional liberties in the context of higher education. He is particularly interested in the free speech rights of faculty and students at public universities. Professor Martins has lectured extensively on a wide variety of constitutional issues as well as the jurisprudential foundations of law and of America’s legal system. Professor Martins’ recent articles have been published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, and the Tulsa Law Review. Before entering teaching, Professor Martins practiced public interest law with the Alliance Defending Freedom and the National Legal Foundation, working on cases related to religious liberty, the traditional family, and the sanctity of human life. Several of the cases he litigated yielded published decisions in federal courts around the country. Previously, he practiced for a general civil litigation rm in the areas of contract law, community association law, construction law, personal injury law, and property law. He also clerked for Tennessee Supreme Court Justice E. Riley Anderson. Professor Martins received his bachelor’s in history from the University of Virginia; he earned his J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Tennessee College of Law. At Liberty University School of Law, Professor Martins has taught Civil Procedure, Foundations of Law, and Jurisprudence, and he also serves as the director for the Constitutional Litigation Clinic. Liberty

All sessions by Joseph Martins

Chaplain Track

08:00-16:30
Room 1491

Chaplain Track Continues

13:15-16:30
Room 1491