Professor Rosen joined Chicago-Kent in the fall of 1999, and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School in 2005-06. One of Professor Rosen’s articles received the 2005 Outstanding Scholarly Paper Award from the Association of American Law Schools. He has a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was articles editor of the Harvard Law Review. From 1988 to 1991, he studied Talmudic and comparative law at Shapell's University in Israel. Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty, Professor Rosen was a Bigelow Fellow and lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School. From 1994 to 1997, he was an attorney at the law firm of Foley, Hoag & Eliot in Boston, where he focused on complex federal court litigation. Professor Rosen's scholarly interests include constitutional law, state and local government, civil procedure, conflicts of law, federal courts, and Federal Indian law. He has published in the Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review (twice), the California Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review (twice), the University of Chicago Law Review, the William and Mary Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, Chicago-Kent Law Review, Emory Law Journal, the Journal of Law and Politics, Constitutional Commentary, and the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, among others. He teaches constitutional law, civil procedure, state and local government law, Federal Indian Law, conflicts of law, and contracts.
Religious Institutions, Liberal States, and the Political Architecture of Overlapping Spheres (forthcoming), University of Illinois Law Review (2013)
Why Broccoli? Limiting Principles and Popular Constitutionalism in the Health Care Decision (forthcoming) (with Christopher W. Schmidt), UCLA Law Review (2013)
The Educational Autonomy of Perfectionist Religious Groups in a Liberal State (symposium), Journal of Law, Religion and the State (2012)
The SPEECH Act's Unfortunate Parochialism: Of Libel Tourism and Legitimate Pluralism (invited symposium contribution), Virginia Journal of International Law (2012)
The Structural Constitutional Principle of Republican Legitimacy, William and Mary Law Review (2012)
Contributions to Books
Evaluating Tribal Courts' Interpretations of the Indian Civil Rights Act, The Indian Civil Rights Act at 40 (2012)
The Structural Constitutional Principle of Republican Legitimacy, ExpressO (2012)
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