How We Are Involved


About Constitutional Law

The Law School is renowned as a center for scholarship in constitutional law, and prominent scholars are well represented on the School’s faculty. Opportunities to study, research, and write on this topic are plentiful, and the Law School provides a range of opportunities—from lecture series and special events, to an exhaustive list of courses—for students to focus on various aspects of constitutional law.

Faculty

Course Offerings

Activities

A variety of the Law School’s centers and workshops, lecture series, and special events deal specifically with constitutional law issues.

Centers & Programs

Lecture & Events

Publications & Journals

The Yale Law School faculty produce some of the world’s foremost works on constitutional theory and student journals offer articles by prominent scholars, practitioners, and students on the theory and practice of constitutional law.

The Yale Law Journal

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


In The Press

Do You Have The Right To Plead Not Guilty When Your Lawyer Disagrees?

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox was interviewed about whether it is constitutional for a lawyer to act in his client’s best interests while acting against his wishes.

Thursday, January 04, 2018


In The Press

Team Trump’s Audacious “Complicity” Claim for Nullifying Abortion Rights

The Washington Spectator

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL are cited in an article about abortion rights.

Monday, November 27, 2017


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Monday, November 27, 2017


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Thursday, November 9, 2017


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Tuesday, October 24, 2017


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Tuesday, July 11, 2017


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Wednesday, March 8, 2017


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Wednesday, January 17, 2018


In The Press

Do You Have The Right To Plead Not Guilty When Your Lawyer Disagrees?

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox was interviewed about whether it is constitutional for a lawyer to act in his client’s best interests while acting against his wishes.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018


In The Press

Supreme Court sends case of racist juror back to Atlanta appeals court

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about a decision by the Supreme Court that sends a death-row case back to the Georgia federal appeals court for further consideration.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


In The Press

Team Trump’s Audacious “Complicity” Claim for Nullifying Abortion Rights

The Washington Spectator

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL are cited in an article about abortion rights.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


In The Press

Two Ways of Looking at Gerrymandering—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Sunday, December 10, 2017


In The Press

Five federal judge vacancies in South Florida give Trump chance to shape bench

The Sun Sentinel

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about the naming of federal judges in Florida.

Thursday, December 7, 2017


In The Press

When the Truth Is Unconstitutional—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Student Profile Videos


LLM

Conor Anthony Casey

A student perspective on the LLM program, graduate programs community, and constitutional law.

1L year is really hard.…You’re just grinding all the time. And when you come out the other end, you realize that you’ve got skills to make changes in the world. And that feeling is so cool.”


Rebecca Wexler

Class of 2016