Akhil Reed Amar
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Akhil Reed Amar

Akhil Reed Amar is an American legal scholar, an expert on constitutional law and criminal procedure. Formerly the Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School, he was named Sterling Professor of Law in 2008. A 'Legal Affairs' poll placed Amar among the top 20 contemporary US legal thinkers. Wikipedia*

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Akhil Reed Amar has 41 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as an Associate Professor for the Law of the Yale University. The year with the most videos was 2012 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 8,059 views per program. Most appearances with Norman J. Ornstein (3), Kenneth W. Starr (3), David G. Savage (3). Most common tags: Constitution, America and the Courts, Supreme Court Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. March 18, 1996 - Present Professor, Law, Yale University Videos: 36 Board Member, Constitutional Accountability Center Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2012 - Present Member, Distinguished Scholars Advisory Panel, National Constitution Center Videos: 0


Associate Professor, Law, Yale University c. September 21, 1989 - c. March 18, 1996 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Washington and Hamilton

    Washington and Hamilton

    Historians talked about the relationship between Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. They spoke about Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to…

  • <em>The Constitution Today</em>

    The Constitution Today

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen. They spoke at the National…

  • Electoral College

    Electoral College

    House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) hosted a forum with other Democratic members ib the possibility…

  • <em>The Constitution Today</em>

    The Constitution Today

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, about the…

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