Student Coffee Hour with Akhil Amar, Yale Professor of Law and Political Science
Friday, January 13, 2017 from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM (EST)
Student Coffee Hour with Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University and Yale Law School
Friday, January 13, 2017
Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center
Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. His work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society. He has been favorably cited by Supreme Court justices across the spectrum in over 30 cases (citing to four different books and more than a dozen distinct articles), and he regularly testifies before Congress at the invitation of both Republicans and Democrats.
He has written widely for popular publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and Slate. He was an informal consultant to the popular TV show, The West Wing, and his work has been showcased on more recent TV shows such as The Colbert Report, Charlie Rose, and The MHP Show. He is also the author of several books, including America’s Constitution: A Biography (Random House, 2005), and America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By (Basic Books, 2012).
“A Legal Affairs poll placed Amar among the top 20 contemporary US legal thinkers.”
When & Where
Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College
The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College is a catalyst for teaching, research, and deliberation about public policy. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary perspective on policy-related topics, the center fosters a commitment to the ideals of public service and informed public debate exemplified by the man for which the Center is named, Nelson A. Rockefeller.
The Center inspires and energizes students to become effective leaders in their communities & to cherish and participate in democracy.
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