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.

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

Lecture & Events

Publications & Journals

The Yale Law School faculty produce some of the world’s foremost works on constitutional theory an student journals offer articles by prominent scholars, practitioners, and students on the theory and practice of constitutional law.

The Yale Law Journal

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Events

Brennan Center for Justice Lecture - Justice Stephen Breyer

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
4:30PM
Room 127

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Events

Global Conversations: Democracy and Elections

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
6:10PM
Room 121

Thursday, February 18, 2016


Events

Professor Kenneth Miller: “May Rights Be Submitted to a Vote? Direct Democracy and Rights in the States"

Thursday, February 18, 2016
12:10PM
SLB 121

Thursday, March 3, 2016


Events

Kelo Ten Years Later: Enduring Legacy or Passing Fancy?

Thursday, March 3, 2016
6:00PM
TBD

Friday, April 15, 2016


Events

What Obergefell v. Hodges Could Have Said

Friday, April 15, 2016
1:00PM
Room 127

Friday, January 8, 2016


2:29

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


2:46

Friday, October 30, 2015


3:01

Tuesday, February 10, 2015


43:07

Monday, December 8, 2014


01:05:34

Thursday, February 4, 2016


In The Press

The Supreme Court vs. the President—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, January 21, 2016


In The Press

Scalia’s Putsch at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


In The Press

Cruz citizenship case should be tried in court of public opinion—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Daily Mail/ Reuters

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, January 14, 2016


In The Press

Why Ted Cruz is eligible to be president—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

CNN Wire

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, January 11, 2016


In The Press

Debate Over The Second Amendment To The U.S. Constitution

WAMU/ The Diane Rehm Show

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was a guest to discuss the Second Amendment. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016


In The Press

The Supreme Court and a Life Barely Lived—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

The Yale Law School you are entering has never been a law school that simply defends what is. Your law school —Yale Law School—has always been a law school that fights for what ought to be.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean