Ira C. Lupu

Ira C. Lupu
Title:
F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Professor Emeritus of Law
Address:
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Phone:
202-994-7053
Fax:
202-994-5614
Email:
iclupu@law.gwu.edu
Professor Lupu joined the law school in 1990. After graduating from law school, where he was case editor of the Harvard Law Review, he practiced law with the Boston firm of Hill & Barlow and then joined the law faculty at Boston University, where he taught from 1973 to 1989. During that time, he also served as a visiting professor at Northeastern University and at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1989–90, he was the professor-in-residence on the Appellate Staff of the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. 
 
Professor Lupu is a nationally recognized scholar in constitutional law, with an emphasis in his writings on the religion clauses of the First Amendment. Together with his colleague Professor Robert Tuttle, Professor Lupu is the co-author of Secular Government, Religious People, forthcoming, Eerdmans Publishing Company, summer 2014.
 

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Education

BA, Cornell University; JD, Harvard University

In the News

"Rights, Powers, Duties, and Responsibilities: A Comment on the Language of Presidential Compliance with the Law"

May 18, 2017

Ira C. Lupu writes in Take Care about the language that President Trump and others are using to defend or justify his behavior.

"Religious Right Leaders Blast Trump’s Order as a Betrayal"

May 05, 2017

Ira C. Lupu is quoted in The Nation about Trump's executive order on "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty."

"For Trump, 'Religious Liberty' Could Mean Curtailing Freedoms"

May 04, 2017

Ira C. Lupu is quoted in The Times of Israel about Trump's executive order on religious liberty.