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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

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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March 21 Saturday

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019


In The Press

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy

The New York Times

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law Lincoln Caplan reviewed Eric Foner’s book How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.

Thursday, September 12, 2019


In The Press

Religious Crusaders at the Supreme Court’s Gates — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


In The Press

Symposium: Textualism’s moment of truth — A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

SCOTUSblog

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Friday, August 30, 2019


In The Press

Civil Rights Turned Topsy-Turvy — 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, August 15, 2019


In The Press

Five Decisions That May Sway High Court On LGBT Protections

Law360

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted on cases coming before the Supreme Court that will test whether sex discrimination extends to bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


In The Press

The Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Appetite — 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.

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