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

Lectures & 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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Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Wednesday, November 13, 2019


Thursday, October 31, 2019


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Monday, October 19, 2020

In The Press

Originalism in a diverse America: How does Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy square with who was left out of the Constitution?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Washington Post article about constitutional originalism.

Friday, October 16, 2020

In The Press

The Supreme Court We Need — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Review of Books

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

In The Press

Republican Judges Are Quietly Upending Public Health Laws — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The New York Times

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In The Press

The size of the Supreme Court is only part of the problem — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

In The Press

Making the Supreme Court Safe for Democracy — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and Ryan D. Doerfler

The New Republic

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. Ryan D. Doerfler is Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

In The Press

Mike Pence Does Not Respect Life


Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in a Slate article about Vice President Pence. 

Student Profile Videos


Johannes Buchheim

A student perspective on the LLM program.

At Yale Law School, we think hard about law, with freedom to challenge basic assumptions embedded within our legal institutions and to construct new frameworks.”

Monica Bell

Class of 2009, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology