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I'm a law professor who teaches media law, gender and the law, entertainment law, theater law, torts and privacy law, European Union law, comparative law, and law and humanities. I write in the area of legal history, first amendment law, and law and popular culture. I recently published Law and Magic: A Collection of Essays (Carolina Academic Press), and essays on the use of magical images in law and the "psychic detective effect" on the legal system. I'm also working on a book about spiritualist Helen Duncan, tried for witchcraft in 1944. In my spare time, I try to outthink the family felines, Penn, Teller, and Houdini-Aronson.


Law, European History, Popular Culture, Literature, Magic, Film, Human Rights, Cats, France and the Basque Country, Classical Music, Satire, Puns