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

“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.

“RBG's Health and the Future of SCOTUS”

January 12, 2019

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to CNN’s “Smerconish’’ about how Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments for the first time in 25 years and the future of the Supreme Court.

“Jeffrey Rosen: Is There a Constitutional Crisis Looming?’’

December 19, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen is quoted by Minnesota Public Radio News about presidential power, executive orders, and other constitutional questions.

“The Man Who Made the Supreme Court Supreme”

December 07, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen reviews John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court in The New York Times.