Akhil Reed Amar

Akhil Reed Amar

The Sonoma valley Authors Festival is honored to have Akhil Reed Amar, one of the most storied and influential professors at Yale Law School and one of the world’s leading experts on the U.S. Constitution. He is the author of more than a hundred law review articles and several books, most notably The Bill of RightsAmerica’s Constitution, America’s Unwritten Constitution,  and The Constitution Today. His latest and most ambitious book, The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840

Countless leaders in the legal profession, including several Supreme Court Justices, remember Akhil’s courses as among their most treasured memories of Yale. He regularly testifies in front of Congress at the invitation of both parties and consistently ranks among America’s five most-cited legal scholars. Akhil will share unexpected insights into the U.S. Constitution and how those insights impact the critical cases in front of the Supreme Court today. 

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