A.B., Duke; J.D., Yale
Professor Snyder teaches constitutional law, constitutional history, and sports law. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment (Norton Aug. 23). He has published law review articles in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Law & History Review, UC-Davis Law Review, and Boston College Law Review and is the author of The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press, 2017). Prior to law teaching, Professor Snyder worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP and wrote two critically acclaimed books about baseball including A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports(Viking/Penguin, 2006). A graduate of Duke University and Yale Law School, he clerked for the Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"Labor Dispute Upends MLB Season: Baseball Lockout Explained," coverage in Bloomberg Law, March 1, 2022, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"In Baseball Lockout, Free Agency Window Spurs Battle Over Pay," coverage in Bloomberg Law, December 6, 2021, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"For black baseball fans, Griffith Stadium offered a ‘separate but equal’ experience," coverage by The Washington Post, November 2, 2019, quoting Professor Brad Snyder.
"NCAA should hear state lawmakers’ message on amateurism instead of fighting it," coverage by The Washington Post, September 20, 2019, mentioning Professor Brad Snyder.