B.A., 1970, Southern Methodist University
J.D., 1973, University of Michigan
A member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif, as well as administrative editor of the Michigan Law Review, Professor Bloom was law clerk to Chief Justice John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He later was associated with the Washington firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. A specialist in constitutional law, he has recently published articles concerning freedom of speech and the rhetoric of Supreme Court opinions. Professor Bloom is also active in the field of copyright. He teaches courses in constitutional law and copyright law.
GRUTTER AND GRATZ: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS, 40 Houston Law Review 459-513 (2004).
INTERPRETIVE ISSUES IN SEMINOLE AND ALDEN, 55 SMU Law Review 377 (2002).
BAD CONSEQUENCES, 55 SMU Law Review 69 (2002).
NEA V. FINLEY: A DECISION IN SEARCH OF A RATIONALE, 77 Washington University Law Quarterly 1 (1999).
LONG LIVE THE BILL OF RIGHTS! LONG LIVE AKHIL AMAR'S THE BILL OF RIGHTS, 33 University of Richmond Law Review 313 (1999).
HOPWOOD, BAKKE AND THE FUTURE OF THE DIVERSITY JUSTIFICATION, 29 Texas Tech Law Review 1 (1998).
"Grutter and Gratz: A Critical Analysis," presented to faculty forum and a student forum at the SMU Dedman School of Law, October 2003.
"Copyright Under Siege - The First Amendment Front," presented at conference on Digital Legal Issues, Dedman School of Law (March 2004).
A MEETING OF THE MINDS: SMU AND NYU HOST HISTORIC SUMMIT WITH RUSSIAN, U.S. AND TEXAS JUSTICES, 33 The Brief 3 (Summer 2001).