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

"Are Narrow Rulings The Supreme Court's New Normal?"

June 27, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WAMU-FM's "1A" about the rulings that took place this week and the shape of the court.

"The Justice Who Believed in America"

June 27, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Atlantic about Justice Anthony Kennedy's career.

"Trump Stokes the Populism That Taft Resisted"

May 25, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen is quoted in the Las Vegas Sun about his appreciation for the 27th president William Howard Taft.

"What Would William Howard Taft Do About Attacks on Judges?"

April 13, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes for The Volokh Conspiracy about the recent attacks on judicial independence.

"What Would William Howard Taft Do About Robert Mueller?"

April 12, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes for The Volokh Conspiracy about the president's power to fire the special prosecutor.