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Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky


Erwin Chemerinsky is dean of the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. He is an expert in constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. His books include The Case Against the Supreme Court (Viking, 2014) and We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century (Picador, 2018).

Recent Articles

Chemerinsky: Ruling in abortion cases will greatly affect women’s lives but won’t end controversy
Nov 30, 2021, 09:06 am CST

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS continues to hold the line on qualified immunity
Oct 27, 2021, 10:18 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Expect a truly extraordinary year at the Supreme Court
Sep 30, 2021, 09:07 am CDT

Chemerinsky: The Supreme Court has done a poor job protecting against police abuse of power and racism
Sep 2, 2021, 08:58 am CDT

Chemerinsky: The SCOTUS sleeper cases of the October 2020 term
Aug 2, 2021, 08:55 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Supreme Court looks to common law for guidance in Fourth Amendment cases
Jul 6, 2021, 09:07 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Precedent seems to matter little in the Roberts Court
Jun 3, 2021, 11:37 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Despite SCOTUS ruling, questions of personal jurisdiction remain unsettled
May 3, 2021, 08:52 am CDT

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS weighs whether freedom of speech applies to students off campus using social media
Apr 1, 2021, 09:07 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Voting rights cases before SCOTUS could have profound effects on future elections
Feb 25, 2021, 01:03 pm CST

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS hands down a rare civil rights victory on qualified immunity
Feb 1, 2021, 09:11 am CST

Chemerinsky: Predicting the Supreme Court in 2021 may be dangerous and futile
Dec 28, 2020, 10:04 am CST

Chemerinsky: Looking back at the Supreme Court in 2020
Dec 22, 2020, 03:09 pm CST

Chemerinsky: COVID-19 ruling reveals much about the new Supreme Court
Dec 3, 2020, 09:14 am CST

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS considers whether religious freedom also means freedom to discriminate
Oct 29, 2020, 10:27 am CDT

Chemerinsky: The Supreme Court returns to a term like no other
Oct 1, 2020, 09:09 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Will SCOTUS rulings help decide the 2020 presidential election?
Sep 2, 2020, 10:18 am CDT

Chemerinsky: How will SCOTUS handle future issues related to the COVID-19 crisis?
Aug 5, 2020, 08:00 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Blockbuster decisions in 6 areas of law made this a SCOTUS term to remember
Jul 15, 2020, 10:10 am CDT

Chemerinsky: Gorsuch wrote his ‘most important opinion’ in SCOTUS ruling protecting LGBTQ workers
Jul 1, 2020, 08:00 am CDT

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