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

Thursday, April 12, 2018


In The Press

The constitutional question: Can Congress stop Trump from firing Mueller?

CNN

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a story about whether Congress can stop President Trump from firing Robert Mueller.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


In The Press

Connecticut Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

The Hartford Courant

Helen White ’18 is quoted in an article about an Army veteran represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic who has won an eight-year legal battle to have his discharge status upgraded to “honorable.”

Monday, April 02, 2018


In The Press

How Judges Know What They Know—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New York Times

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

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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Thursday, April 12, 2018


In The Press

The constitutional question: Can Congress stop Trump from firing Mueller?

CNN

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a story about whether Congress can stop President Trump from firing Robert Mueller.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


In The Press

Dissenting Against the Supreme Court’s Rightward Shift—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.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


In The Press

Common Cause & Voting Rights Institute File SCOTUS Brief in Challenge to Texas Racial Gerrymander

Common Dreams

Common Cause announced that it and Voting Rights Institute have filed an amici brief in support of a challenge to racial gerrymandering in Texas now before the Supreme Court. The groups are supported by the YLS Supreme Court Clinic.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


In The Press

Connecticut Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

The Hartford Courant

Helen White ’18 is quoted in an article about an Army veteran represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic who has won an eight-year legal battle to have his discharge status upgraded to “honorable.”

Monday, April 2, 2018


In The Press

How Judges Know What They Know—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New York Times

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

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


In The Press

Pr. George's NAACP to sue over census

The Washington Post

Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in an article about a legal challenge to the federal government regarding reporting methods of the upcoming census.

Student Profile Videos


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Steve Lindsay

A student perspective on the Federalist Society and constitutional law at Yale Law School.

Each year we dedicate ourselves once again to the pursuit of excellence, to the creation of an outstanding legal education in an atmosphere of unsurpassed scholarship and intellectual stimulation.”


Robert C. Post

Class of 1977, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean