Professor Sparr teaches courses in communications law, including Media Law and Policy, Internet, Society, and the Law, and Gender and the Law. Professor Sparr has an LL.M. degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law, where she was an executive editor of the Nebraska Law Review. Her professional experience includes serving as in-house counsel for Sprint. Her research includes analysis of the FCC's regulation of indecency and the implications on free speech, free speech and public events and public spaces on the Internet. Her work has been published in Communication Law and Policy, the University of North Carolina's First Amendment Law Review, Communication Law Review and Loyola Law School's Entertainment Law Review.
Over the past several months, the University of Michigan has been squarely confronted with how to balance free speech with campus safety concerns and an inclusive campus environment. This post will set forth some of the legal issues UM must […]