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Marjorie Heins

Brennan Center for Justice, School of Law, NYU

Marjorie Heins founded Free Expression Policy Project. She is the author of *Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth*, which won the American Library Association's Eli M. Oboler Award in 2002 for the best published work in the field of intellectual freedom. From 2004 to 2007, she was a fellow in the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy Program. From 1991 to 1998, she directed the American Civil Liberties Union's Arts Censorship Project, where she was co-counsel in a number of Supreme Court cases, including Reno v. ACLU (the challenge to the 1996 Communications Decency Act). Marjorie is also the author of *Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars* (1993, 1998), *"The Progress of Science and Useful Arts": Why Copyright Today Threatens Intellectual Freedom* (2003), and numerous book chapters and articles about free expression, copyright, and media reform. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 1978.