Dean Amar joined the College of Law as Dean in 2015 after many years as a Professor of Law at the University of California System Law Schools, most recently at UC Davis School of Law, where he served as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Amar is one of the most important and frequently cited authorities in constitutional law, federal courts and civil procedure law. He has produced several books and more than 60 articles in leading legal journals. He is co-author (with Akhil Reed Amar and Steven Calabresi) of the upcoming edition of the Six-Volume Treaty on Constitutional Law (West Publishing Co., 6th Edition 2021), developed by Ron Rotunda and John Nowak, as well as bound and one-volume books derived from it. He is also co-author (with Jonathan Varat) of Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press, 15th edition). 2017), co-author of several volumes of the Wright & Miller Federal Practice and Procedure Treatise (West Publishing Co. 2006) and co-author (with John Oakley) of a one-volume treatise on American civil procedure (Kluwer, 2008). He writes a biweekly column on constitutional issues for Justia.com and a monthly column on legal education for abovethelaw.com, is a frequent commentator on local and national radio and television, and has written dozens of commentaries for major newspapers and magazines. Akhil Reed Amar `84, a law professor at Sterling, provides a legal analysis of the Supreme Court`s decision that the city of Boston must have a Christian group hoisting its flag over City Hall. Akhil Reed Amar (born September 6, 1958) is an American lawyer.
He is the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia University.  A legal affairs investigation placed Amar among the top 20 contemporary American legal thinkers.  The prestigious Yale Law School published an extraordinary collection of books and scholarships in 2021. Here is a look back at the year in books published by YLS law lecturers and lecturers. Akhil Amar `84, a law professor at Sterling, is quoted in a Boston Globe article about the various legal challenges to the Trump campaign`s election results. Yale University constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar discussed his podcast “Amarica`s Constitution.” Akhil Reed Amar, newly appointed Sterling Professor of Law, is an expert on constitutional law, the Bill of Rights and criminal procedure. Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.After joining the Yale faculty in 1985 at the age of 26, he is the only currently active Yale professor to have won the university`s unofficial triple crown – the Sterling Chair for Scholarships, the DeVane Medal for Teaching, and the Lamar Award for Alumni Service. Faculty members Akhil Amar, Charles Hill and Jonathan Holloway received the Howard R. Lamar Faculty Awards for Service to Alumni at a luncheon hosted by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA) on April 28. Four of Yale`s most respected scientists are opening the university`s new free online course program. Among them is Akhil Amar, a Sterling professor of law and political science, whose online course on constitutional law begins on January 27. The Cato Institute held its 21st annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C.
In this fourth panel, lawyers. In his New History of the Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar `84 combines historical and legal perspectives to determine the value of constitutional convergence in the development of the document itself. Professor Sterling`s scholarship in law and political science Akhil Amar `84 is mentioned in a Washington Post article on federal courts. Amar is the author of numerous publications and books, the most recent of which is The Words That Made Us: America`s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840. Judges from all walks of life on the Supreme Court have cited his work in more than 45 cases – the highest scores among researchers under the age of 65. In surveys of legal citations and/or scholarly citations, he is generally ranked among the top five cited jurists in America in the middle of his career. [Citation needed] He is the author of more than a hundred legal journal articles and several award-winning books. His last most ambitious book, The Words That Made Us: America`s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840, has just been published. A large selection of his articles and editorials, as well as video links to various public lectures and free online courses, can be found on akhilamar.com.With Andy Lipka, he hosts a weekly podcast, Amaricaâs Constitution. Akhil Reed Amar `84, Sterling law professor, is quoted in a commentary on the potential impact on long-standing legal precedents if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v.
Wade. He is the author of more than a hundred legal journal articles and several books, including The Bill of Rights (1998 – winner of the Yale University Press Governors` Award), America`s Constitution (2005 – winner of the ABA Silver Gavel Award), America`s Unwritten Constitution (2012 – named one of the 100 best non-fiction books of the year by the Washington Post) and The Constitution Today (2016 – named one of the ten best non-fiction books of the year by Time Magazine). His latest most ambitious book, The Words That Made Us: America`s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840, was published in May 2021. He recently launched a weekly podcast, Amarica`s Constitution. A wide selection of his articles and editorials and video links to several of his free public lectures and online courses can be found on akhilamar.com. Fundamental Constitutional Law and Individual Rights Constitutional Law and Contemporary Public Order A new podcast by Professor Akhil Reed Amar `84 features weekly discussions that address pressing and relevant constitutional issues of the current era. Akhil Reed Amar `84, a professor of law and political science at Sterling, was interviewed on the WYPR show “Midday” about former President Trump`s second impeachment trial. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: CASES AND MATERIALS (with William Cohen and Jonathan D. Varat, 14th edition, Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 2013) (with 2014 column) Akhil Reed Amar `84, Professor of Law and Political Science at Sterling, was a guest speaker where topics covered included campaign finance reform and the Citizens United SCOTUS decision.
Law professor Sterling Akhil Amar `84 and Vikram Amar `88`s scholarship is cited in a Washington Post commentary on who would take power if the president and vice president contracted the coronavirus. Akhil Amar `84, Sterling Law Professor, was the guest on the radio show, where he discussed how geography and history influence the interpretation of the law. Law Professor Sterling Akhil Reed Amar `84 is honored by the World Organization of People of Indian Descent – Connecticut Chapter. Senator Richard Blumenthal `73 is also mentioned. He hosts a weekly podcast, Amarica`s Constitution, with another Yale alumnus, Andy Lipka. Akhil Reed Amar `84 is sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at Yale College and Yale Law School. Akhil Reed Amar, John O. McGinnis, William H. Pryor.
Professor John Witt`s book of the National Constitution Center, Lincoln`s Code, and Professor Akhil Amar`s book, America`s Unwritten Constitution, were named 2012 Outstanding Books of the Year by two major newspapers. Advocacy for Direct Democracy: Who Can Be Authorized to Defend Initiatives in Federal Court?, 48 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 473 (2014) On the C-SPAN Networks:Akhil Reed Amar is a professor of law at Yale University with 55 videos in the C-SPAN video library; The first appearance was in 1989 as an associate professor of law at Yale University. The year with the most videos was 2022 with six videos. The year with the highest average number of views per show was 2015 with an average of 19,046 views per show. Most appearances with Susan Swain (4), Jeffrey Rosen (4), Norman J. Ornstein (3). The most common tags: Constitution, Supreme Court questions, America and the courts. Stephen Wermiel reviewed 84`s book by law professor Sterling Akhil Amar, The Law of the Land.
Law professor Sterling Akhil Amar `84 is quoted in an article about the number of candidates in U.S. history who won the referendum but lost the Electoral College. There is a popular wisdom that links the “no tax without” of the American Revolutionary War. Akhil Amar `84, a law professor at Sterling, is quoted in a New York Times commentary titled “Why It`s Important to Get the Most Votes.” Sterling Law Professor Akhil Amar `84 participated in a Q&A session on his new book The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of our Constitutional Republic.