Andrew M. Koppelman
John Paul Stevens Professor of Law
Andrew Koppelman is John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. His scholarship focuses on issues at the intersection of law and political philosophy. His latest books are The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Health Care Reform (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Defending American Religious Neutrality (Harvard University Press, 2013).He has also published more than 80 articles in books and scholarly journals. His article, Bad News for Mail Robbers: The Obvious Constitutionality of Health Care Reform, is the most viewed article in the history of the Yale Law Journal Online (over 100,000 hits in the first month of posting).He is also an occasional contributor to the Balkinization blog.
Areas of Expertise
- Conflicts of Law
- Constitutional Law
- First Amendment
- Law and Religion
- Does Obscenity Cause Moral Harm? in 105 columbia law review 1635-1679 (2005).
- The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Health Care Reform (Oxford University Press, 2013).
- Defending American Religious Neutrality (Harvard University Press, 2013).
- Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines (Yale University Press, 2006).
- The Fluidity of Neutrality in 66 review of politics 633-648 (2004).
- AB, University of Chicago
- MA, Yale University
- JD, Yale University
- PhD, Yale University
- Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, 1997, University of Texas at Austin
- Assistant Professor of Politics, 1992-1997, Princeton University
- Fellow, 1994-1995, Harvard University Program in Ethics and the Professions
- Law Clerk, 1991-1992, Chief Justice Ellen A. Peters, Connecticut Supreme Court
- Professional Staff Member, specializing in product liability reform, 1986-1987, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on the Consumer
Recent Consulting Activities
- Zappone v. Revenue Commissioners (Ireland), Oct. 2006