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Jamal Greene

Dwight Professor of Law

Jamal Greene

Dwight Professor of Law

Jamal Greene is the Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. His scholarship focuses on the structure of legal and constitutional argument. Greene is the author of more than 30 law review articles and is a frequent media commentator on the Supreme Court and on constitutional law. Greene served as a law clerk to the Honorable Guido Calabresi on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and for the Honorable John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2005
  • A.B., Harvard College, 1999
Areas of Expertise
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional theory
  • Comparative constitutional law
  • First Amendment
  • Federal courts

Selected Publications

  • “The Age of Scalia,” 130 Harvard Law Review, forthcoming, 2016
  • “Rule Originalism,” 117 Columbia Law Review, forthcoming, 2016
  • “The Meming of Substantive Due Process,” 31 Constitutional Commentary 241, 2016
  • “The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Court,” 128 Harvard Law Review 124, 2014
  • “Pathetic Argument in Constitutional Law,” 113 Columbia Law Review 1389, 2013
  • “Thirteenth Amendment Optimism,” 112 Columbia Law Review 1733, 2012
  • “The Anticanon,” 125 Harvard Law Review 379, 2011
  • “Profiling Originalism,” (with Nathaniel Persily and Stephen Ansolabehere), 111 Columbia Law Review 356, 2011
  • “On the Origins of Originalism,” 88 Texas Law Review 1, 2009
  • “Selling Originalism,” 97 Georgetown Law Journal, 2009
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C. Legal Theory Workshop
Columbia-Cardozo Transnational Constitutionalism Seminar
Comparative Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law
Law of the Political Process
Reading Group in the American Constitutional Tradition
S. Citizenship
S. Citizenship, Religion, Identity
S. Legal Theory Workshop