How We Are Involved


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

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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

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 delivers the inaugural William K. Townsend lecture on Nov. 8, 2021.

Monday, July 27, 2020


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Wednesday, July 22, 2020


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Wednesday, November 13, 2019


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Thursday, October 31, 2019


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Friday, December 3, 2021


In The Press

Yale’s Legal Experts Unpack the Supreme Court Term

Yale Daily News

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University Samuel Moyn, Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School Linda Greenhouse '78, and Adam Gerard ’23 are quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s latest term.

Friday, December 3, 2021


In The Press

The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, December 2, 2021


In The Press

Supreme Court Indicates it Could Eliminate a Core Element of Roe v. Wade

The Connecticut Mirror

Lecturer in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director of the Solomon Center at Yale Law School Katherine Kraschel is quoted in an article about Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade currently before the Supreme Court.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


In The Press

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Landmark Mississippi Abortion Case

NPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Director of the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice of the Information Society Project Priscilla Smith ’91 was interviewed about the Mississippi abortion law case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


In The Press

The Judge Who Told the Truth About the Mississippi Abortion Ban

The Atlantic

Scholarship by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is cited by the Atlantic regarding the use of arguments related to women’s healthcare to restrict abortion.

Thursday, November 18, 2021


In The Press

What Happens When a Court Goes Rogue? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Student Profile Videos


Sam Adkisson
’18

Sam Adkisson

A student perspective on clinics, student organizations, and the intellectual community at Yale Law School.

Between my colleagues and students, showing up for work means that I will have my premises challenged, my ideas tested, and my creativity spurred three times before I finish my morning coffee.”


David Schleicher

Professor of Law