Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen
Professor of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
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Jeffrey Rosen is a Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School. He is also the President and CEO of the National Constitution Center and a Contributing Editor of The Atlantic. Rosen is a graduate of Harvard College, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. His latest book, for the American Presidents Series, is William Howard Taft. His other books include: Louis D. Brandeis: American ProphetThe Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America, the best-selling companion book to the award-winning PBS series; The Most Democratic Branch: How the Courts Serve America; The Naked Crowd: Freedom and Security in an Anxious Age; and The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America. Professor Rosen is coeditor, with Benjamin Wittes, of Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change. His essays and commentaries have appeared in The AtlanticThe New York Times Magazine, on National Public Radio, in The New Republic, where he was the legal affairs editor, and in The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer. He hosts the weekly "We the People" podcast. The Chicago Tribune named him one of the ten best magazine journalists in America, and the Los Angeles Times called him the nation's most widely read and influential legal commentator.

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BA, Harvard University; BA, Oxford University; JD, Yale University

In the News

"What If We Wrote the Constitution Today?"

December 08, 2020

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Atlantic how Constitutional proposals from three teams of scholars displayed differences, but also striking similarities.

"Election Day, Election Week, Election Month: What Could Happen After November 3"

October 01, 2020

Jeffrey Rosen discusses on WAMU's "1A" the possible outcome of a contested presidential election.

"Ginsburg Confidante Recalls How Supreme Court Justice Handled 'Her Current Celebrity'"

September 19, 2020

Jeffrey Rosen discusses with CBS This Morning Saturday his friendship with Justice Ginsburg and her recent celebrity.

"RBG's Life, in Her Own Words"

September 19, 2020

Jeffrey Rosen writes for The Atlantic about his recent conversation with Justice Ginsburg regarding her challenges and her hope for the future.

"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Impact on the U.S. Legal System"

September 18, 2020

Jeffrey Rosen discusses with NPR's "All Things Considered" Justice Ginsburg's legacy on the U.S. Supreme Court.