168th Commencement: Watch Live
Professor Stephen Gottlieb continues his prodigious output with three simultaneous book projects in the works.The one closest to publication is a casebook on Jurisprudence to be published by LexisNexis. The book, which is in its 3d edition, is co-authored by Professor Timothy Lytton, Brian Bix, and Robin West. Following publication of the casebook, Professor Gottlieb’s book Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Courts and the Breakdown of American Politics will soon be published by NYU Press. Finally, his Guide to the Birth of the American Constitution: Madison's Notes Supplemented with Tools and Explanations for Modern Readers is under contract with Carolina Academic Press.
Professor Gottlieb, Albany Law School's Jay and Ruth Caplan Distinguished Professor of Law, also finds time to be a weekly commentator for WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, with segments spanning such topics as the economic crisis and terrorist trials to violent video games and English as a second language.He is the author of Morality Imposed: The Rehnquist Court and Liberty in America. He has written or edited several books in the fields of constitutional law and jurisprudence and is also widely known for his work on the Supreme Court, constitutional theory and election campaign law.At Albany Law School, Professor Gottlieb teaches Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Convention of 1787, and U.S. Supreme Court Watch.Professor Gottlieb's articles have appeared in New York University Law Review, Yale Law & Policy Review, Hastings Law Journal and Boston University Law Review, among many others. He has held chairs for distinguished visitors at Akron, Suffolk, Cleveland-Marshall and Marquette schools of law, and he has also taught at St. Louis University School of Law and West Virginia University College of Law.Professor Gottlieb is a veteran of the legal services sector, the Peace Corps in Iran and corporate practice in New York City. Educated at Princeton and Yale Law School, he is president of the Capital Region Chapter of the Civil Liberties Union.