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

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Saturday, April 6, 2019


In The Press

Actually, the Electoral College Was a Pro-Slavery Ploy — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

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

Friday, April 5, 2019


In The Press

Pete Buttigieg’s Plan to Politicize the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

 

Thursday, April 4, 2019


In The Press

Brett Kavanaugh’s Dreadful Idea Becomes Reality in Texas — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, April 4, 2019


In The Press

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 joined a conversation on the latest challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, discussing the case on a podcast hosted by Jeffrey Rosen ’91.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019


In The Press

The Supreme Court Changes Its Mind About Clergy on Death Row — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Tuesday, April 2, 2019


In The Press

Trump’s Own Trade Deal Would Make His Proposed Border Closure Unlawful — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is a Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science.

Student Profile Videos


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The people I was able to spend those three years with and think alongside and work alongside — they put me on a different path and it’s a path that’s allowing me to have a much larger and more meaningful impact on children than I would have had before.”


Samantha Tweedy

Class of 2006