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January 22, 2014

YLS Professor Akhil Amar ’84 to Teach Open Online Course

Four of Yale’s most distinguished scholars are inaugurating the University’s new free online course program. Among them is Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, whose online course on “Constitutional Law” begins on January 27. 
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October 3, 2013

G.O.P. Stand on Debt Gives Checkbook to Obama—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 20, 2013

The year that changed the world—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 4, 2013

Why the Court Was Right to Allow Cheek Swabs—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84 and Neal Katyal ’95

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Neal Katyal ’95 is a former acting solicitor general of the United States, a professor of national security law at Georgetown and a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells.
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April 23, 2013

What If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Decides Not to Talk?—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 30, 2013

Senate Democracy is Dead—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 22, 2013

Filibuster Changes Made Simple—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 3, 2013

Second Chances—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 26, 2012

When legal bullets bounce back—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 20, 2012

New Releases by Professors Amar and Witt Named to Best Books of 2012 Lists

Professor John Witt’s book, Lincoln’s Code, and Professor Akhil Amar’s book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, have been named notable books of 2012 by two top newspapers.
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September 17, 2012

The audacity of democracy—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 17, 2012

Constitution’s fate rests in the hands of women—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 6, 2012

America’s Unwritten Constitution by Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84

In his new book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 guides readers through the landmark cases, implicit principles, common practices, and more that make up our country’s unwritten Constitution.
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August 19, 2012

The Constitution and the Candidates: Race, Religion, Romney, and Ryan—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 22, 2012

Threatening Eric Holder With a Contempt Citation Is Just Cheap Talk—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 29, 2012

How To Defend Obamacare—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 20, 2012

Rejecting Affordable Care Act Is Rejecting Constitution—A Commentary by Todd Brewster and Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 20, 2012

Two Cheers For the American Presidency!—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 12, 2012

Why Speakers of the House Should Never Be President—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 30, 2011

Professors Amar ’84 and Levinson To Debate: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?

Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Visiting Professor Sanford V. Levinson will debate “Orthodoxy or Orthopraxy: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?” as part of the “Debating Law & Religion” series on Dec. 6.
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November 18, 2011

Paying Students to Quit Law School—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Ian Ayres ’86

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres is William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 29, 2011

Bomb Away, Mr. President—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 6, 2011

Constitutional showdown; A Florida judge distorted the law in striking down healthcare reform—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 6, 2011

How To End the Filibuster Forever—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Gary Hart

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 6, 2008

Akhil Amar '84 Appointed Sterling Professor of Law

Akhil Reed Amar, newly designated as Sterling Professor of Law, is a scholar of constitutional law, the Bill of Rights and criminal procedure.

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March 28, 2008

Professor Akhil Amar ’84 Honored For Outstanding Teaching

Southmayd Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 has been honored with the 2008 William Clyde DeVane Award, the oldest and highest-ranking award for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate teaching at Yale.
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May 1, 2007

Six with Yale Law School Ties Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Yale Law School Professors Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Henry B. Hansmann ’74 are among 203 new Fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
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July 20, 2006

Stealing First—A Commentary by Prof. Akhil Amar

Akhil Reed Amar is the Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His most recent book, America's Constitution: A Biography, received the 2006 ABA Silver Gavel Award.

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July 5, 2006

Prof. Akhil Reed Amar Interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition

Professor Amar was interviewed for a National Public Radio story titled “Supreme Court More Conservative, Fragmented.”

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June 21, 2006

Prof. Akhil Amar Wins ABA Silver Gavel Award for America’s Constitution

Given annually since 1958, the ABA Silver Gavel Awards recognize works that help foster public understanding of the law and legal system.
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