David Strauss

Bruce Bromley Visiting Professor of Law

Fall 2017

617-998-1531

Assistant: Margaret Flynn / 617-496-2074

Biography

David Strauss is the Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and the Faculty Director of the University of Chicago Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic. He was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School in 2011. He has a B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard College, a B.Phil. from Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard. He has published many scholarly articles, principally on subjects in constitutional law, and is the author of The Living Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2010). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a co-editor of the Supreme Court Review, and he is currently a member of the national Board of Directors of the American Constitution Society. He has taught constitutional law, federal courts, administrative law, civil procedure, and torts. He has received the University of Chicago Law School’s graduating students’ award for teaching excellence five times. He has argued eighteen cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and he has served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel, and as Special Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Areas of Interest

David A. Strauss & Cass R. Sunstein, On Truisms and Constitutional Obligations: A Response, 71 Tex. L. Rev. 669 (1993).
Categories:
Constitutional Law
,
Government & Politics
Sub-Categories:
Congress & Legislation
,
Executive Office
,
Judges & Jurisprudence
,
Politics & Political Theory
,
Supreme Court of the United States
Type: Article
David A. Strauss & Cass R. Sunstein, The Senate, The Constitution, and the Confirmation Process, 101 Yale L.J. 1491 (1992).
Categories:
Constitutional Law
,
Government & Politics
Sub-Categories:
Constitutional History
,
Congress & Legislation
,
Executive Office
,
Judges & Jurisprudence
,
Politics & Political Theory
,
Separation of Powers
,
Supreme Court of the United States
Type: Article

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617-998-1531

Assistant: Margaret Flynn / 617-496-2074