Erwin Chemerinsky


Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, is one of the nation’s top experts in constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of seven books, the latest being The Conservative Assault on the Constitution (Simon & Schuster, 2010). His casebook, Constitutional Law, is one of the most widely read law textbooks in the country. Chemerinsky has also written nearly 200 law review articles in journals such as the Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Stanford Law Review and Yale Law Journal. He frequently argues appellate cases, including matters before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeal, and regularly serves as a commentator on legal issues for national and local media. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S. from Northwestern University.

Recent Articles

Chemerinsky: First impressions of this term’s SCOTUS decisions were misleading
Aug 4, 2014, 09:15 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Hurt by a government official? SCOTUS is making it harder and harder to sue
Jun 24, 2014, 08:40 am CDT

Chemerinsky: The Supreme Court’s answer to a prayer
May 28, 2014, 08:43 am CDT

Chemerinsky: What free speech rights do government employees have?
Apr 28, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Corporations, contraception and religious freedom
Mar 24, 2014, 09:15 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Who is mentally disabled when it comes to the death penalty?
Feb 27, 2014, 09:59 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Is it time to go high-tech on the Fourth Amendment?
Feb 4, 2014, 09:45 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Bankruptcy case tops a busy January session
Jan 2, 2014, 09:45 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Can the military restrict protests outside bases?
Dec 3, 2013, 09:45 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Separation of church and state revisited
Oct 30, 2013, 08:30 am CDT


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