In the News

As leading experts on constitutional matters, CCG faculty members are frequently interviewed and publish op-eds and commentary in major outlets. Below is a sampling.


Gillian Metzger discussed third-party standing in abortion cases in Jordan Smith, “How The Supreme Court Could Gut Reproductive Rights Without Ruling On A Single Abortion Restriction,” The Intercept, 2020.

Gillian Metzger discussed the right to travel in  Emily Palmer, “The Open Road Calls, but Authorities Say ‘Stop’,” NYTimes,  (2020)

Gillian Metzger discussed why states must balance decisions to protect public health without discriminating against one another “Governors walk fine line with travel quarantines,” The Hill,  (2020)

Gillian Metzger discussed the constitutional scope of pandemic public health powers in Joan Biskupic, “The 115-year-old Supreme Court opinion that could determine rights during a pandemic,” CNN 2020.

Gillian Metzger provided commentary on the Supreme Court argument in Trump v. Mazurs, , C-SPAN, “Review of Supreme Court Oral Argument in Subpoena of President Trump's Tax Returns,” (2020).

Gillian Metzger discussed the Trump Administration’s poor record on administrative law challenges in Bloomberg Radio, “Why Trump Administration Loses 90% of Agency Cases (Podcast)” (2020)

Olatunde Johnson discussed Alito’s approach to textualism, Courthouse News Service,  “Legal Theory Debate Rages After High Court LGBT Ruling” (2020)

Olatunde Johnson discussed the lack of coordination between states and cities on how to address the pandemic, The Daily Beast, “GOP Governors to Locals: Open Up—Or Else,” (2020)

Olatunde Johnson interviewed on employment, housing & broadband access, in “Vulnerable Populations in a Pandemic,” (2020).

Olatunde Johnson discussing on state and local coordination and preemption on Covid in Hunter Woodall, GOP Governors to Locals: Open Up—Or Else, The Daily Beast, 2020

Jessica Bulman-Pozen discussed how negotiations among federal and state executive branch actors increasingly set national policy in the United States, The Hill, “The old 'state rights' and the new state power,” (2019)

Olatunde Johnson, Take Care, "The Trump Administration’s Assault on Fair Housing," (2019)

Olatunde Johnson, Voice of America, “Is There a #MeToo Backlash?” (2019)

"Chevron Revisited," Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit (June 13, 2019)

"John Roberts the Institutionalist?," Take Care: Ensuring the President "shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed" (June 6, 2019)

"Podcast: Should Chevron be Overturned?," National Constitution Center (September 20, 2018) 

Why 'Internal Administrative Law' is Law,” Columbia Law (October 23, 2017)

Gillian Metzger on the New Supreme Court Term,” Columbia Law (October 2, 2017)

Courting Defiance: The Branch of Government that Could Thwart Trump’s plans,” CNBC (April 25, 2017)

Joni Ernst on Target Describing ‘11th-hour’ Obama Rule Affecting Planned Parenthood,” PolitiFact (February 1, 2017)

Individual Americans Have Far Less Power Over President Trump Than They Did a Week Ago,” The Washington Post (January 23, 2017)

Podcast: The Future of the Regulatory State,” National Constitution Center (January 12, 2017)

Analyst Questions Legality of Trump Proposal to Cut Sanctuary City Funding,” WNYC (December 1, 2016)“Inside City Hall 10/3/16,” NY1 (Monday, October 3, 2016)

The Soda Ban Decision: What It Really Means,” The Huffington Post (June 27, 2014)

Parasitic Federalism and the Ambiguities of Constitutional Structure,” Balkinization (June 18, 2013)

Reactions to the Health Care Ruling,” The Wall Street Journal (June 28, 2012)

Something for Everyone,” SCOTUSblog (June 28, 2012)