The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy is a weblog which mostly covers United States legal and political issues, generally from a libertarian or conservative perspective. Technorati at one time rated this blog the 100th most popular worldwide in 2006, measured by unique links. cite web|title=Popular Blogs (2006)|publisher=Technorati|date=2006-07-03|accessdate=2006-07-03|url=]

This group blog has more than a dozen contributors, most of whom are law professors. Each blog entry is signed. The Volokh Conspiracy was cited by the "New York Times" in an article dealing with the paucity of female Supreme Court clerks [Linda Greenhouse, " [ Women Suddenly Scarce Among Justices’ Clerks] ", New York Times, August 30, 2006] .


*Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law professor, one of its eponymous founders.
*Alexander "Sasha" Volokh, currently a visiting professor at the University of Houston Law Center, the weblog's other eponymous founder.
*Dale Carpenter, professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, and Adjunct Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law.
*David Kopel of the Independence Institute.
*David Bernstein, professor at the George Mason University School of Law.
*David Post, I. Herman Stern Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute, and the Co-Director of,, and the Cyberspace Law Institute.
*Erik Jaffe, who runs a law office.
*Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law.
*Jim Lindgren, who is a Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law and director of their Demography of Diversity Project.
*Jonathan H. Adler, Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, who contributed under the pseudonym "Juan Non-Volokh" until May 1, 2006.
*Kevan Choset ("Puzzleblogger"), a New York attorney.
*Orin Kerr, Associate Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School.
*Randy Barnett, Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.
*Russell Korobkin, Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law.
*Stuart Benjamin, Professor of Law at Duke Law.
*Todd Zywicki, Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law.
*Tyler Cowen, professor of economics at George Mason University and at the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Director of the James Buchanan Center and the Mercatus Center.

Past regular contributors include:

*Jacob T. Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory at McGill University.
*Clayton Cramer, an amateur historian.
*Juan Non-Volokh, a pseudonym for Adler before he was tenured.
*Michelle Boardman, Assistant Professor of Law at the George Mason University School of Law and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel, United States Department of Justice.
*Phillipe de Croy, a pseudonymous blogger.


External links

* [ The Volokh Conspiracy website]

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