Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen
Professor of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States

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, a Contributing Editor of The Atlantic, and a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Rosen is a graduate of Harvard College, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. His new book, Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet, will be published on June 1, 2016, the 100th anniversary of Brandeis’s Supreme Court confirmation. His other books include The 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. Rosen is coeditor, with Benjamin Wittes, of Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change. His essays and commentaries have appeared in The Atlantic, The 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. 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

"Justice Ginsburg on 25 Years on the Supreme Court"

February 12, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen interviews Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on C-SPAN about the #MeToo movement and other social movements.

"Trump Packing Courts with Conservatives"

November 24, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to CNN about the Trump administration filling the judiciary with young conservatives.

"U.S. Constitution's First Amendment In Today's Political Climate"

November 03, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to VOA about the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in the age of Trump.

"Gerrymandering Case Hits Supreme Court"

October 03, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen is quoted by CNN about the case that could change the way state legislators draw district lines and realign modern day politics. 

"A SCOTUS Primer"

October 02, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WNYC-FM's "The Brian Lehrer Show" and previews the upcoming Supreme Court term's big cases.