Neil Siegel

  • Neil S. Siegel, Institute Director
    David W. Ichel Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science

    Professor Siegel teaches in the areas of U.S. constitutional law, constitutional theory, and federal courts. His research interests include constitutional law, constitutional theory, law and politics, and the economic analysis of constitutional law.

  • David F. Levi
    Levi Family Professor of Law and Judical Studies
    Director, Bolch Judicial Institute 

    David F. Levi is the Levi Family Professor of Law and Judicial Studies and Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute. Levi was previously the James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law. The 14th dean of Duke Law School, he served from 2007 to 2018. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California with chambers in Sacramento. He was appointed United States Attorney by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and a United States district judge by President George H. W. Bush in 1990.

  • Rebecca Rich
    Clinical Professor of Law
    Assistant Director of Legal Writing

    Ms. Rich teaches Legal Analysis, Research and Writing. She received her J.D. in 2006, with honors, from Duke University School of Law, where she was a member of Duke Law Journal. She received her B.A. in 2001 from Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana.

  • Dana Remus
    Chief Counsel of the Biden for President Campaign
    Former Deputy Counsel and Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama

    During the final year of the Obama Administration, Dana Remus was the Deputy Counsel for Ethics and Deputy Assistant to the President.  Prior to that, she was a faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she studied legal and judicial ethics and the regulation legal profession.  Dana clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and her A.B., summa cum laude, from Harvard College.

  • U.S. Senator Mike Lee 

    Senator Lee, who was first elected to the Senate in 2010, is Utah’s senior Senator. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee and chairs the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee. He also chairs the Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Water and Power Subcommittee and sits on the Commerce Committee. In 2019, he became chairman of the Joint Economic Committee. A graduate of Brigham Young University and BYU's School of Law, Lee served as a law clerk to Judge Dee Benson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah and twice clerked for Samuel A. Alito, Jr., once while Alito was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and again when he became an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.



  • Faculty News

Siegel speaks on Supreme Court reform

Siegel says he doesn't believe Dems would restructure the Supreme Court, despite feeling that it doesn't reflect the nation's values CNN

David F. Levi speaks at the 2019 Bolch Prize ceremony awarding the first annual Rule of Law Prize to retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Neil Siegel: The Meaning and Implications of the Mueller Report at Balkinization 



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Tatum Lindsay,
Mount Holyoke Class of 2014