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

"US Supreme Court Allows Constrained Version of Trump's Immigration Ban to Take Effect"

June 27, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to ABC's "The World Today" about how the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case over Trump's travel ban.

"What Does It Mean That Pence Hired Outside Counsel?"

June 15, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen appeared on MSNBC's "On the Record with Greta" to discuss the new legal questions from the Trump obstruction probe.

"YouTube Banned Me, But Not the Hate Imams"

June 07, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen is mentioned in the National Review about his New York Times article on "Google's Gatekeepers."

"What Would It Legally Take for Congress to Impeach Trump?"

May 23, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen is quoted in The Dallas Morning News about how the firing of FBI Director James Comey raises constitutional questions.

"Federalism for the Left and the Right"

May 19, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Wall Street Journal about how people are turning to states and localities to deal with contentious issues.