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

"MO Pushes New Anti-Abortion Law, Following Surge of 'Heartbeat' Bills"

May 16, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen spoke to MSNBC's "Live with Ali Velshi" about the tightening abortion restrictions in many states around the country.

"Where Can the President Assert Executive Privilege?"

May 08, 2019
Jeffrey Rosen spoke to MSNBC's "Live with Ali Velshi" about how claims of executive privilege over redactions in the Mueller report will not hold in court.

"Attorney General Bill Barr Testifies"

May 02, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen spoke to WAMU's "1A" about Barr's testimony about the Mueller report before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“A Closer Look at Calls to Get Rid of the Electoral College”

March 20, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen spoke to MSNBC’s “Live With Ali Velshi’’ about the debate over the Electoral College.

“Cohen & The Court of Public Opinion: A 1A Special”

February 27, 2019
Jeffrey Rosen spoke to WAMU-FM's "1A" about the testimony of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Oversight Committee.