Akhil Amar
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Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. He received his B.A, summa cum laude, in 1980 from Yale College, and his J.D. in 1984 from Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of The Yale Law Journal. After clerking for Judge Stephen Breyer, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, Professor Amar joined the Yale faculty in 1985. Along with Dean Paul Brest and Professors Sanford Levinson, Jack Balkin, and Reva Siegel, Professor Amar is the co-editor of a leading constitutional law casebook, Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking. He is also the author of several books, including The Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First Principles (Yale Univ. Press, 1997), The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction (Yale Univ. Press, 1998), and most recently, America’s Constitution: A Biography (Random House, 2005).


Lectures:

debate
flag The Electoral College Experts Audience Dialogue (Part 5)
as author at  To Keep or Not to Keep the Electoral College: MIT World Series: New Approaches to Electoral Reform,
together with: Arnold I. Barnett (moderator), Judith Best, Robert Hardaway, Robert Bennett, Paul Schumaker, John Fortier, Alan Natapoff, Alexander S. Belenky, Vikram Amar, Alexander Keyssar,
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  debate
flag The Electoral College Experts Debate and Audience Dialogue (Part 4)
as author at  To Keep or Not to Keep the Electoral College: MIT World Series: New Approaches to Electoral Reform,
together with: Alexander S. Belenky (moderator), Judith Best, Robert Bennett, Alexander Keyssar, Robert Hardaway, John Fortier, Vikram Amar, Paul Schumaker, Arnold I. Barnett, Alan Natapoff, David Hawking,
43 views
debate
flag What (if Anything) Should Be Done About Improving the System of Electing a President? (Part 2)
as author at  To Keep or Not to Keep the Electoral College: MIT World Series: New Approaches to Electoral Reform,
together with: Vikram Amar, Robert Bennett, Alexander Keyssar, Paul Schumaker,
9 views