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LEAP lecture 2020

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

Lectures & Events

Students in courtyard

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, September 10, 2021


In The Press

60 Words, 20 Years

RadioLab

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh were interviewed about the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Tuesday, August 03, 2021


In The Press

Context and Consequences: On Akhil Reed Amar’s “The Words That Made Us”

Los Angeles Review of Books

The new book by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar is reviewed.

September 29 Wednesday

Event

Racist History of the Filibuster

12:10PM
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November 2 Tuesday

Event

Bruen and a Progressive Approach to the Second Amendment

12:10PM
Private Location (rsvp to display)

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Monday, July 27, 2020


1:50:48

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


2:17

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


54:44

Thursday, October 31, 2019


1:03:19

Friday, September 17, 2021


In The Press

Texas Bounty Hunters, or a Private Army? — A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Austin American-Statesman

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and the Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Friday, September 17, 2021


In The Press

How the Supreme Court Is Quietly Bolstering the Power of Religion

WNYC

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discusses what recent Supreme Court rulings say about the current makeup’s views on religious liberties.

Sunday, September 12, 2021


In The Press

Where Roe v. Wade Stands After Texas Abortion Ban Allowed To Go Into Effect

ABC News

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith comments on the Texas abortion ban.

Friday, September 10, 2021


In The Press

60 Words, 20 Years

RadioLab

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh were interviewed about the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Thursday, September 9, 2021


In The Press

God Has No Place in Supreme Court Opinions — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In The Press

Most Extreme Abortion Law in U.S. Takes Effect in Texas

The Guardian

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Melissa Murray ’02 comment on the new Texas abortion law.

Student Profile Videos


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John Rafael Perez

A student perspective on clinics, human rights law, and student organizations.

Yale Law School is about as perfect as a true and serious interdisciplinary hub for the law-related social sciences and humanities as one could possibly imagine.”


Taisu Zhang ’08

Professor of Law