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

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.

Friday, April 07, 2017


In The Press

Goodbye, U.S. Senate—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Los Angeles Times

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

November 13 Monday

Event

Surbeck Inaugural Lecture with Professor Cristina Rodriguez ’00

4:30PM
Yale Law School, Faculty Lounge

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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

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


1:02:17

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.

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.

Thursday, June 8, 2017


In The Press

What the Judges Know About Trump—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.

Sunday, June 4, 2017


In The Press

Trump and Pence Invoke Conscience to Block Contraception, Contrary to Our Religious Liberty Tradition—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel ’86

Take Care

Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law and Douglas NeJaime is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 22, 2017


In The Press

What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

WFIN - 1330 AM (Findlay, Ohio)

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s decision to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights after the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed his personal documents.

Student Profile Videos


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Janine Balekdjian

A student perspective on constitutional law, gender law, and the Journal of Law and Feminism at Yale Law School.

In their first semester, all entering students are required to take four courses, one of which must be taken in a small group of 15 or 16 students. Immediately every student in the class has the opportunity to develop a close relationship with one of their four teachers.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean