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

"How the Chief Justice Is Preparing to Preside Over Impeachment"

November 10, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen appeared on MSNBC to discuss how Chief Justice John Roberts would approach presiding over impeachment proceedings in the Senate.

"Talking with Ruth Bader Ginsburg About Case Law and T-shirts"

November 08, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen's new book on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was reviewed by The Washington Post.

"Author Describes Justice Ginsburg’s Take on #MeToo Movement in New Book"

November 07, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen appeared on MSNBC's "Live with Ali Velshi" to discuss Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy on the Supreme Court.

"What Happens If Impeachment Articles Are Filed?"

November 01, 2019
Jeffrey Rosen spoke on MSNBC's "Live With Ali Velshi" about what the Constitution mandates for the next phase of the House impeachment inquiry.

"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.