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

"The Fourth Battle for the Constitution"

September 25, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen writes for The Atlantic on how the current battle over constitutional interpretation will define the country for years to come.

"Teaching the Constitution in a Partisan Age"

September 16, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen appeared on MSNBC's "Live With Ali Velshi" to discuss the challenges educators face when teaching about the Constitution.

"Constitutions and the Rule of Law"

July 31, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen appeared on C-SPAN to discuss the future of representative democracy.

“The Impartial Justice"

July 17, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen writes for The Atlantic on the legacy John Paul Stevens left on the Supreme Court.

“Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Dangers of Moral Certainty"

June 27, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen reviews Stephen Budiansky's new book, "Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law, and Ideas" for The Washington Post.