A.B., Duke; J.D., Yale
McDonough Hall 586
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
"Booknotes+ Podcast: Brad Snyder, "Democratic Justice"," coverage in C-SPAN, October 18, 2022, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"Supreme Courtier: Relitigating Felix Frankfurter’s Liberal-ish Legacy," coverage in The Washington Free Beacon, October 9, 2022, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"12 New Books We Recommend This Week," coverage in The New York Times, September 29, 2022, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"The Supreme Court Has Too Much Power and Liberals Are to Blame," an opinion piece by Professor Brad Snyder, in Politico, July 27, 2022.