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 27, 2018


In The Press

Democrats need a Plan B for the Supreme Court. Here’s one option.—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and John Fabian Witt ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor and John Fabian Witt ’99 is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Monday, July 23, 2018


In The Press

The fate of the ACA could turn on Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Vox

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 09, 2018


In The Press

A Liberal’s Case for Brett Kavanaugh—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 19, 2018


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018


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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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Wednesday, August 8, 2018


In The Press

Stop worrying about Kavanaugh, liberals. Start winning the political argument.—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018


In The Press

There is no liberal case for Kavanaugh—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02, Amy Kapczynski ’03, and Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08

Los Angeles Times

David Singh Grewal ’02 is a Professor of Law, Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law, and Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Friday, July 27, 2018


In The Press

Democrats need a Plan B for the Supreme Court. Here’s one option.—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and John Fabian Witt ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor and John Fabian Witt ’99 is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Friday, July 27, 2018


In The Press

Kavanaugh, Nixon and the Death of Rational Discourse—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, July 23, 2018


In The Press

The fate of the ACA could turn on Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Vox

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018


In The Press

What We Think About Supreme Court Hearings Is Wrong—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.

Student Profile Videos


LLM

Conor Anthony Casey

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

You can make a difference… The history of the last 40 years happened because people like you entered the fray and chipped away at problems that they were told were politically impossible to fix.”


Michael Posner

Honorary Doctor of Laws, 2014 Commencement Address