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Constitutional Law

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.

Special events like the Global Constitutionalism Seminar offer an unparalleled opportunity for students to sit in on discussions with some of the world’s foremost jurists from around the world.

Student organizations like chapters of the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society often provide spirited debate during public events held at the Law School.

Students can also experience the Constitution in action through work at law firms, volunteering for political campaigns, and working in the Law School’s clinical programs.

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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

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