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Specialization: Constitutional Law

Amar, Akhil Reed
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 BA, summa cum laude, in 1980 from Yale College, and his JD in ... More »

James, Bernard
Bernard James teaches courses in Civil Rights, Federalism, Individual Rights, First Amendment, Education Law, and State Constitutional Law. He joined the Pepperdine faculty in 1984 after serving in Michigan as a judicial clerk for the ... More »

Kmiec, Douglas W.
An American legal scholar, diplomat, and author, former Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec holds the Caruso Family Chair. He has focused the chair toward constitutional and human rights law. The Ambassador's work has won much acclaim, including ... More »

McDonald, Barry P.
Professor McDonald teaches courses in constitutional law, First Amendment law, comparative constitutional law and copyright law. He is a recognized expert on constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court, and frequently is interviewed or writes ... More »

McGoldrick Jr., James M.
Prior to beginning his career as a law professor, Professor McGoldrick worked for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and as a trial attorney for the Tulare County Legal Services. During his over forty-year career at ... More »

Pushaw, Robert J.
In law school, Robert Pushaw served as notes editor of the Yale Law Journal and received an Olin Foundation Fellowship. After graduation, he clerked for Judge James Buckley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and then worked as ... More »

Scarberry, Mark S.
Professor Scarberry decided during his first year at UCLA Law School that he wanted to teach law. He graduated first in his class and then joined the Pepperdine law faculty in 1982 after four years' practice experience with Jones, Day, Reavis ... More »