Richard Albert is an Assistant Professor at Boston College Law School, where he
specializes in constitutional law and comparative constitutional law. He holds degrees
from Yale University, Oxford University, and Harvard University. 

He has been a law professor since 2009. In 2010, he received the Hessel Yntema Prize,
which is given annually to a scholar under the age of 40 to recognize "the most
outstanding article" on comparative law. 

He is an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, a member of the
Governing Council of the International Society of Public Law, chair of the Younger
Comparativists Committee in the American Society of Comparative Law, a Distinguished
Academic Associate at the Centre for Law and Religion at Cardiff Law School, a Senior
Research Fellow at the Council for Canadian Democracy, and a founding editor of
I-CONnect, the new scholarly blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law
(I-CON). 

Prior to joining Boston College Law School, Richard Albert served as a law clerk to the
Chief Justice of Canada, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, and as a corporate
litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. In 2013, he was named to the
50 under 50 list honoring the most influential minority law professors of 50 years of age
or younger. 

Comparative Constitutional Amendment

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Constitutional Amendment by Constitutional Desuetude, American Journal of Comparative Law (2014)
 

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Constitutional Disuse or Desuetude: The Case of Article V, Boston University Law Review (2014)
 

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The Structure of Constitutional Amendment Rules, Wake Forest Law Review (2014)
 

Comparative Constitutional Law

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Church and State in Western Society (Book Review), Journal of Church and State (2012)
 

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The Cult of Constitutionalism, Florida State University Law Review (2012)
 

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Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship, Journal of Church and State (2010)
 

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Presidential Values in Parliamentary Democracies, International Journal of Constitutional Law (2010)
 

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Advisory Review, Alberta Law Review (2008)
 

Constitutional Law

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The Separation of Higher Powers, Southern Methodist University Law Review (2012)
 

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The Constitutional Politics of the Tea Party Movement, Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy (2011)
 

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The Next Constitutional Revolution, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review (2011)