B.A., Yale; J.D., Yale
James T. Campbell is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center whose work focuses on citizenship, federal courts, indigenous recognition, and overseas imperialism in U.S. constitutional thought. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, where he was awarded the Michael Egger Prize and served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prof. Campbell is also a former active duty U.S. Army Officer, Justice Catalyst Fellow, and graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School.
Prof. Campbell’s latest work, Aurelius’s Article III Revisionism: Reimagining Judicial Engagement with the Insular Cases and “The Law of the Territories”, 131 Yale L.J. 2542 (2022), was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Metlakatla Indian Community v. Dunleavy.
Beyond his academic research on U.S. territories, Prof. Campbell recently represented a national coalition of disability rights organizations at the U.S. Supreme Court as amici curiae in United States v. Vaello Madero, a constitutional challenge to Congress’s authority to discriminate against residents of Puerto Rico in federal benefits.