Robert Post

Professor, Organization leader

1947 –

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Who is Robert Post?

Robert Charles Post is dean and a professor of law at Yale Law School.

Post received his A.B. degree from Harvard in 1969 and earned his law degree from Yale in 1977. He then clerked for D.C. Circuit Judge David Bazelon and Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Post subsequently earned a Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard University, worked briefly in private practice, and started his career in law teaching at Berkeley Law in 1983. Post moved from Berkeley to Yale in 2003 and succeeded Harold Koh as Dean when Koh was appointed to serve as Legal Adviser to the U.S. State Department. Post has been quoted in the New York Times on the composition of the Supreme Court.

Post's academic interests include constitutional law, First Amendment, legal history, and affirmative action. His Citizens Divided looks at the constitutional aspects of electoral finance.

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Born
Oct 17, 1947
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Robert Charles Post
  • Robert C. Post
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    American studies
    ( - 1980)
  • Juris Doctor, Yale Law School
    Law
    ( - 1977)
Lived in
  • Greater New Haven
    (2003 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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