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

"Kavanaugh Confirmation Day 2"

September 05, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WNYC-FM's "The Brian Lehrer Show" about the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Brett Kavanaugh.

"Executive Power: Laws and Limits"

August 23, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WAMU's "1A" about the legal developments and rulings in the cases of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen.

"What We Learn From Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings"

July 13, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Wall Street Journal on how the questioning of would-be justices reveals differences in judicial philosophy.

"How Public Opinion Could Play a Role in Roe v. Wade"

July 10, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to MSNBC on how Supreme Court justices tend to follow broad public opinion when ruling.

"Happy 150th Birthday, 14th Amendment"

July 08, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Atlantic on how the 14th Amendment is at stake with Justice Anthony Kennedy leaving the Court.