Akhil Reed Amar

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Guest Presenter
Program (What area of CES): 
History and Social Studies

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 has written widely for popular publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and Slate. He is also author of several books, including The Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First PrinciplesThe Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction, America’s Constitution: A BiographyAmerica’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live ByThe Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of our Constitutional Republic, and The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era