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

Friday, July 14, 2017


In The Press

Owen Fiss, Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

National Constitution Center

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss discussed his new book, Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


In The Press

Common Interpretation: The Seventeenth Amendment

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law David Schleicher took part in a written debate on the Seventeenth Amendment as part of the Interactive Constitution project.

Monday, June 26, 2017


In The Press

How Marriage Equality Strengthened Marriage And Changed Religion—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

Huffington Post

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 19, 2017


In The Press

How 2 academics got the Supreme Court to reexamine gerrymandering

Vox.com

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is cited in an article about gerrymandering.

November 13 Monday

Event

Surbeck Inaugural Lecture with Professor Cristina Rodriguez ’00

4:30PM
Yale Law School, Faculty Lounge

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017


1:05:18

Wednesday, March 8, 2017


2:56

Friday, October 7, 2016


1:09:29

Monday, May 23, 2016


2:14

Thursday, May 19, 2016


2:00

Tuesday, May 17, 2016


3:14

Friday, July 14, 2017


In The Press

Owen Fiss, Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

National Constitution Center

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss discussed his new book, Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


In The Press

Common Interpretation: The Seventeenth Amendment

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law David Schleicher took part in a written debate on the Seventeenth Amendment as part of the Interactive Constitution project.

Friday, July 7, 2017


In The Press

The Supreme Court Is the Last Leakproof Institution—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 26, 2017


In The Press

How Marriage Equality Strengthened Marriage And Changed Religion—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

Huffington Post

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 22, 2017


In The Press

Justice Ginsburg and the Price of Equality—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 19, 2017


In The Press

Offensive Speech Is Free Speech. If Only We'd Listen.—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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