Thomas Healy

Thomas Healy writes about freedom of speech, the methods of judicial decision-making, and the role of courts in a democracy. His book The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind — and Changed the History of Free Speech in America won the 2014 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award, and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Award. It was also selected as a New York Times Book Review editor’s choice and was named one of the 15 best nonfiction books of 2013 by the Christian Science Monitor. He is currently at work on a new book, for which he was awarded a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship. He is professor of Law at Seton Hall.


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