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.


Course Offerings


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, June 14, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

In The Press

Mueller is Right: It’s up to Congress to Act, and Impeachment Isn’t the Only Option — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Los Angeles Times

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

September 11 Wednesday


Anderson Lecture

SLB Room 127

March 21 Saturday


ACS Conference

Yale Law School

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Friday, July 12, 2019


Monday, July 8, 2019


Friday, March 22, 2019


Monday, September 17, 2018


Thursday, July 19, 2018


Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Thursday, July 11, 2019

In The Press

Trump Halts Bid to Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

U.S. New & World Report

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in U.S. News & World Report about President Trump’s decision not to add the citizenship question to the next census.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

In The Press

ACA Case Places Age-Old Legal Doctrine In Spotlight


Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 explains the legal doctrine of severability in an analysis of the case that could overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

In The Press

It’s Not Nice to Lie to the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

In The Press

The Law That Makes It Easy to Go to War with Iran

The New Yorker

The work of Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted.

Friday, June 21, 2019

In The Press

Why a Radical Supreme Court Reform Is Catching On


Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a story about ideas for Supreme Court reform.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

In The Press

Abortion, Equal Protection, and the ERA — Courts Then and Now

Take Care

The new book Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories, coedited by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86, is the subject of a symposium.

Student Profile Videos


Steve Lindsay

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

Yale is the one place where going to law school doesn’t mean sitting on the sidelines; it means making headlines.”

Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law