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Neal K. Katyal

Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law

A.B., Dartmouth; J.D., Yale

Areas of Expertise:

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, National Security, Military, War and Peace

Neal Katyal, the Paul Saunders Professor at Georgetown University, focuses on Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Intellectual Property. He has served as Acting Solicitor General...

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Neal Katyal, the Paul Saunders Professor at Georgetown University, focuses on Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Intellectual Property. He has served as Acting Solicitor General of the United States, where he argued several major Supreme Court cases involving a variety of issues, such as his successful defense of the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, his victorious defense of former Attorney General John Ashcroft for alleged abuses in the war on terror, his unanimous victory against 8 states who sued the nation's leading power plants for contributing to global warming, and a variety of other matters. As Acting Solicitor General, Katyal was responsible for representing the federal government of the United States in all appellate matters before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals throughout the nation.

Neal has orally argued 34 cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, with 32 of them in the last eight years. In the 2016-17 Term alone, Neal argued 7 cases in 6 separate arguments at the Supreme Court, far more than any other advocate in the nation. At the age of 47, he has already argued more Supreme Court cases in U.S. history than has any minority attorney, with the exception of Thurgood Marshall (with whom Neal is currently tied).

Neal was also the only head of the Solicitor General's office to argue a case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, on the important question of whether certain aspects of the human genome were patentable. Neal's interest in technology has led him to serve as a Board Partner at Social Capital, a Silicon Valley firm that focuses on technology and philanthropy.

While teaching at Georgetown, Katyal won Hamdan v. Rumsfeld in the United States Supreme Court, a case that challenged the policy of military trials at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba. The Supreme Court sided with him by a 5-3 vote, finding that President Bush's tribunals violated the constitutional separation of powers, domestic military law, and international law. As former Solicitor General and Duke law professor Walter Dellinger put it "Hamdan is simply the most important decision on presidential power and the rule of law ever. Ever." An expert in matters of constitutional law, Katyal has embraced his theoretical work as the platform for practical consequences in the federal courts.

Katyal previously served as National Security Adviser in the U.S. Justice Department and was commissioned by President Clinton to write a report on the need for more legal pro bono work. He also served as Vice President Al Gore's co-counsel in the Supreme Court election dispute of 2000, and represented the Deans of most major private law schools in the landmark University of Michigan affirmative-action case Grutter v. Bollinger (2003). Katyal clerked for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer as well as Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals. He attended Dartmouth College and Yale Law School. His Articles have appeared in virtually every major law review and newspaper in America.

Katyal is the recipient of the very highest award given to a civilian by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Edmund Randolph Award, which the Attorney General presented to him in 2011. The Chief Justice of the United States appointed him in 2011 to the Advisory Committee on Federal Appellate Rules, and again in 2014. Additionally, he was named as One of the 40 Most Influential Lawyers of the Last Decade Nationwide by National Law Journal (2010); One of the 90 Greatest Washington Lawyers Over the Last 30 Years by Legal Times (2008); Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers USA (2006); Runner-Up for Lawyer of the Year by National Law Journal (2006); One of the Top 50 Litigators Nationwide 45 Years Old or Younger by American Lawyer (2007); and one of the top 500 lawyers in the country by LawDragon Magazine for each of the last ten years. He also won the National Law Journal's pro bono award.

Katyal has appeared on every major American nightly news program, as well as in other venues, such as the Colbert Report.

Recent Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Morgan Goodspeed, The Future of Appellate Advocacy? More Generalists, Fewer Appeals, 54 Duq. L. Rev. 367-381 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Thomas P. Schmidt, Active Avoidance: The Modern Supreme Court and Legal Change, 128 Harv. L. Rev. 2109-2165 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Charles A. Murray, Karlyn Bowman, Lanny J. Davis & Rachel L. Brand, Is the Future of the American Dream Bright?: A Panel of the 2014 Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, 48 Conn. L. Rev. 561-594 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Paul Clement, On the Meaning of "Natural Born Citizen", 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 161-164 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
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Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Dan M. Kahan & Tracey Louise Meares, Criminal Law and Its Administration (St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Morgan Goodspeed, The Future of Appellate Advocacy? More Generalists, Fewer Appeals, 54 Duq. L. Rev. 367-381 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Thomas P. Schmidt, Active Avoidance: The Modern Supreme Court and Legal Change, 128 Harv. L. Rev. 2109-2165 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Charles A. Murray, Karlyn Bowman, Lanny J. Davis & Rachel L. Brand, Is the Future of the American Dream Bright?: A Panel of the 2014 Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, 48 Conn. L. Rev. 561-594 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Paul Clement, On the Meaning of "Natural Born Citizen", 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 161-164 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Disruptive Technologies and the Law, 102 Geo. L.J. 1685-1689 (2014).    [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Rethinking Legal Conservatism, 36 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 949-953 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Stochastic Constraint, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 990-1010 (2013) (reviewing Jack Goldsmith, Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 (2012)).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, The Solicitor General and Confession of Error, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 3027-3037 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Gideon at Guantánamo, 122 Yale L.J. 2416-2427 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Foreword: Academic Influence on the Court, 98 Va. L. Rev. 1189-1194 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Remarks by Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal, 99 Geo. L.J. 1317-1323 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Richard Caplan, The Surprisingly Stronger Case for the Legality of the NSA Surveillance Program: The FDR Precedent, 60 Stan. L. Rev. 1023-1078 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Equality in the War on Terror, 59 Stan. L. Rev. 1365-1394 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Derek Jinks, Disregarding Foreign Relations Law, 116 Yale L.J. 1230-1283 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Giorgio Bongiovanni & Chiara Valentini, Terrorism, Emergency Powers, and the Role of the US Supreme Court: An Interview with Neal K. Katyal, 20 Ratio Juris 443-455 (2007).    [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Internal Separation of Powers: Checking Today's Most Dangerous Branch from Within, 115 Yale L.J. 2314-2349 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Toward Internal Separation of Powers, 116 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 106-110 (2006).    [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Hamdan v. Rumseld: The Legal Academy Goes to Practice, 120 Harv. L. Rev. 65-123 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, From the Court's Docket: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 115 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 102-105 (2006).    [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Community Self Help, 1 J.L. Econ. & Pol'y 33-67 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Executive and Judicial Overreaction in the Guantánamo Cases, 2004 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev. 49-68.    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Sunsetting Judicial Opinions, 79 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1237-1256 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, The Promise and Precondition of Educational Autonomy, 31 Hastings Const. L.Q. 557-572 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Tracey L. Meares & Dan M. Kahan, Updating the Study of Punishment, 56 Stan. L. Rev. 1171-1210 (2004).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Conspiracy Theory, 112 Yale L.J. 1307-1398 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Digital Architecture as Crime Control, 112 Yale L.J. 2261-2289 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Architecture as Crime Control, 111 Yale L.J. 1039-1139 (2002).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal & Laurence Tribe, Waging War, Deciding Guilt: Trying the Military Tribunals, 111 Yale L.J. 1259-1310 (2002).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Legislative Constitutional Interpretation, 50 Duke L.J. 1335-1394 (2001).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Criminal Law in Cyberspace, 149 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1003-1114 (2001).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Impeachment as Congressional Constitutional Interpretation, 63 Law & Contemp. Probs. 169-191 (2000).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, The Public and Private Lives of Presidents, 8 Wm. & Mary Bill of Rts. J. 677-692 (2000).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Equality in the War on Terror, in Civil Rights and Security 401-430 (David Dyzenhaus ed., Burlington, VT: Ashgate 2009).   
  • Neal Kumar Katyal, The Dark Side of Private Ordering: The Network/Community Harm of Crime, in The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity 193-220 (Francesco Parisi & Mark Grady eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2005).    [BOOK]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

  • Brief of Petitioner, Engquist v. Oregon Dept. of Agriculture, No. 07-474 (U.S. Feb. 20, 2008).    [Gtown Law]
  • Petition for Rehearing, Kennedy v. Louisiana, No. 07-343 (U.S. July 21, 2008).    [W]
  • Reply Brief for Petitioner,  Engquist v. Oregon Department of Agriculture, No. 07-474 (U.S. April 9, 2008).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Brief of Salim Hamdan as Amicus Curiae, Boumediene v. Bush & Al Odah v. United States, Nos. 06-1195 & 06-1196 (U.S. Aug. 24, 2007).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Brief for Petitioner Salim Ahmed Hamdan, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, No. 05-184 (U.S. Jan. 6, 2006).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Reply Brief for Petitioner, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, No. 05-184 (U.S. Sept. 13, 2005).    [W]
  • Reply Brief for Petitioner, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, No. 04-702 (U.S. Jan. 03, 2005).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Brief Amicus Curiae of Joseph R. Grodin as Amicus Curiae Supporting Neither Party (Vacatur), Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow, No. 02-1624 (U.S. Dec. 19, 2003).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Brief of Amici Curiae Judith Areen et al., Grutter v. Bollinger, No. 02-241 (U.S. Feb. 19, 2003).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Reply Brief of Respondents Al Gore, Jr., and Florida Democratic Party, George W. Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Board, No. 00-836 (U.S. Nov. 30, 2000).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Supplemental Brief of Respondents Al Gore Jr. and Florida Democratic Party, Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Bd., No. 00-836 (U.S. Nov. 30, 2000).    [W] [Gtown Law]

Congressional Testimony

  • Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 115th Cong., Mar. 20, 2017 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS No.: Pending).   
  • Implementation of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Special Counsel Regulations: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Commercial & Admin. Law of the H. Comm. on the Judiciary, 110th Cong., Feb. 26, 2008 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2009-H521-74).    [WWW]
  • Implications of the Supreme Court’s Boumediene Decision for Detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba: Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Armed Servs., 110th Cong., July 30, 2008 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2010-H201-51).    [Gtown Law]
  • Unlawful Enemy Combatants: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Armed Servs., 110th Cong., Apr. 26, 2007 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2008-S201-20).    [Gtown Law]
  • Military Commissions Act and the Continued Use of Guantánamo Bay as a Detention Facility: Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Armed Servs., 110th Cong., Mar. 29, 2007 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2009-H201-10).    [Gtown Law]
  • Millitary Commissions: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: Testimony Before the S. Comm. on Armed Servs., 109th Cong., July 19, 2006 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2007-S201-9).    [Gtown Law]
  • Department of Justice Oversight: Preserving Our Freedoms While Defending Against Terrorism: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 107th Cong., Dec. 6, 2001 (Statement of Neal Kumar Katyal) (CIS-No.: 2003-S521-1).    [Gtown Law]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Neal Kumar Katyal, Counsel, Legal and Illegal, New Republic, Nov. 2007, at 37-41 (reviewing Jack L. Goldsmith, The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgement Inside the Bush Administration (2007)).   
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In the News

"What Is Mueller’s Next Move?," coverage by WAMU 88.5, October 31, 2017, a discussion with Professor Neal Katyal.

"Michael Flynn Should Be Worried By What Just Happened To Paul Manafort. Here's Why.," coverage by Buzzfeed News, October 31, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Was Robert Mueller's Appointment Illegal? One Expert Thinks So," coverage by Newsweek, October 30, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Former DOJ, FBI officials: Mueller has 'an obligation' to examine the Trump-Russia dossier," coverage by Business Insider, October 25, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Silicon Valley Gets Behind Initiative to Challenge Trump’s Agenda in Court," coverage by Bloomberg, October 25, 2017, featuring the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and Professor Neal Katyal, the institute's co-founder.

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"What Is Mueller’s Next Move?," coverage by WAMU 88.5, October 31, 2017, a discussion with Professor Neal Katyal.

"Michael Flynn Should Be Worried By What Just Happened To Paul Manafort. Here's Why.," coverage by Buzzfeed News, October 31, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Was Robert Mueller's Appointment Illegal? One Expert Thinks So," coverage by Newsweek, October 30, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Former DOJ, FBI officials: Mueller has 'an obligation' to examine the Trump-Russia dossier," coverage by Business Insider, October 25, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Silicon Valley Gets Behind Initiative to Challenge Trump’s Agenda in Court," coverage by Bloomberg, October 25, 2017, featuring the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and Professor Neal Katyal, the institute's co-founder.

"Neal Katyal shares stories, insight, in law school lecture," coverage in The Toledo Blade, October 11, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Firms Say Suits Aimed at Trump's Policies Are Just Business as Usual. But Are They?," coverage by Law.com, September 29, 2017, quoting Professors Neal Katyal and John Mikhail.

"Politico Names Five Indian Americans ‘Blowing Up American Politics’," coverage by India West, September 5, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Hogan's Katyal Aims to End the Death Penalty in Arizona SCOTUS Case," an article by the National Law Journal, August 15, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal. 

"Why The Government Can't Bring Terrorism Charges In Charlottesville," broadcast by  NPR/All Things Considered, August 14, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Constitutional law institute opens in Georgetown University," coverage by WTOP, August 9, 2017, featuring the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and Professor Neal Katyal and Visiting Professors Joshua Geltzer and Mary McCord. The new institute's opening was also covered by the ABA Journal and NPR.

"Lawyers Launch Initiative To Challenge Executive Power," an interview with Visiting Professors Joshua Geltzer and Mary McCord, and mentions of Professor Neal Katyal, on NPR, August 9, 2017.

"Mueller Can Pursue Whatever Crimes He Uncovers," coverage by The Atlantic, July 21, 2017 quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Fact Check: Can president fire special prosecutor?," coverage by The Florida Times-Union, June 27, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

 "Trump or Congress can still block Robert Mueller. I know. I wrote the rules", coverage in The Washington Post, on May 19, 2017 by Professor Neal Katyal.

"Who are the lawyers and judges debating Trump travel ban?," coverage by ABC News, May 15, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal. This story is also covered in the New Jersey Herald.

"Katyal Laments Diversity Gap After Hitting High Court Record," coverage in Law 360, April 26, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Sonu Bedi becomes Ethics Institute director," coverage by The Dartmouth, April 14, 2017, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"A Salute to Senators Manchin, Heitkamp, and Donnelly on Judge Gorsuch Nomination," coverage in The Huffington Post, April 3, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Dems likely to probe Gorsuch environmental views this week," coverage by E&E Daily, March 20, 2017, mentioning that Professor Neal Katyal will be among professors introducing Judge Neil Gorsuch and that Professor Lawrence B. Solum will be on the fourth panel during the hearing.

"Neil Gorsuch Draws Praise From Democrats as Confirmation Hearings Open," coverage by The Daily Signal, March 20, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Republicans Praise Gorsuch, Democrats Decry Garland Treatment On Day 1 Of Hearings," coverage by WUNC (N.C.), March 20, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal. This story is also available through WBFO (Buffalo, N.Y.).

"States challenge Trump’s revised travel ban in court," an opinion piece in The Washington Post, March 10, 2017, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"Hawaii files first lawsuit against new travel ban," reported by CNN Politics, March 8, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.  

"Chuck Schumer, the nomination game is over," coverage by the Canada Free Press, February 22, 2017, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Letter: Urge senators to support Gorsuch," coverage by Inforum, February 20, 2017, mentioning an article by Professor Neal K. Katyal.

"Former Acting Solicitor General Discusses Legal Arguments Against Travel Ban, featuring an interview by NPR with Professor Neal Katyal, February 9, 2017.

"Appeals Court Deals Blow to Trump, Rejects Travel Ban," coverage by Foreign Policy, February 9, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Editorial: In Neil Gorsuch, Trump has selected a qualified and conservative jurist," coverage in The Kansas City Star, February 1, 2017, featuring Professor Neal K. Katyal.
 

"Top Attorneys Take to Twitter to Oppose Trump’s Immigration Ban," coverage in Bloomberg Law, January 30, 2017, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Details: Miami brings its arguments against big banks in front of Supreme Court," coverage in Biz Journals, November 10, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Neal Katyal: From Debate Team to House of Cards," coverage in Bloomberg Law, November 4, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Word on the Hill: Red Carpet for Reagan," coverage in Roll Call, October 6, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Government gets a pat on the back for encouraging internal dissent," coverage in FCW, July 11, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Attorneys Intend to Ask for 'the Clinton Deal'," coverage in U.S. News & World Report, July 6, 2016, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Washington Needs More Dissent Channels," an opinion piece by Professor Neal Katyal in The New York Times, July 1, 2016.

"Former Government Lawyers on Supreme Court Nominee Garland: ‘Supremely Qualified,’" coverage by Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2016, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"Georgetown professors: Naming George Mason’s law school after Scalia is fitting, for his opinions endure," an article by Professor Neal Katyal and Professional Lecturer Viet Dinh in The Washington Post, April 5, 2016.

Judicial panel members consider legal brief in Apple case: sources,” coverage in Business Insider, February 29, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Barack Obama says his Supreme Court nominee will be ‘indisputably’ qualified," coverage in the Independent Online (UK), February 16, 2016, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"Meet [Neal] Kumar Katyal, another desi for Obama Supreme Court shortlist," coverage in the Hindustan Times, February 16, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Holder, Lynch, Johnson for Supreme Court justice?," coverage in WND, February 15, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Who President Obama May Nominate To The Supreme Court," coverage in The Huffington Post, February 14, 2016, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Supreme Court Justice Scalia dies," coverage in Yahoo News, February 13, 2016, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"Cruz for president? Oh, Canada!," Salina.com, January 15, 2016, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal and Lecturer Paul Clement.

"Can Ted Cruz be president?," coverage in The Chicago Tribune, January 12, 2016, quoting Professors Neal Katyal and Paul Clement.

"Neal Katyal Passes a Milestone for Minority Supreme Court Advocates," coverage in The National Law Journal, November 9, 2015, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

Coming to the Supreme Court: Affirmative action, unions, voting,” coverage by Politico, Oct. 6, 2015, an interview with Professor Neal Katyal.

The Supreme Court swings in favor of criminal defendants,” an opinion piece by Professor Neal Katyal in the Washington Post, July 2, 2015.

"EPA plan needs a debate based on reason," an opinion piece co-authored by Professor Neal Katyal, in The Boston Globe, April 11, 2015.

"Neal Katyal conferred AALDEF’s Justice in Action Award," coverage in India Abroad, March 13, 2015, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law and former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal appears in the most recent season of Netflix's, House of Cards, February 27, 2015. Coverage is in the National Law Journal and The Washington Post.

An Ode to Obamacare,” an opinion piece in The New  York Times, February 12, 2015, quoting Professor Neal K. Katyal.

 

Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal to be Honored at Asian-Pacific Gala,” coverage in News India Times, February 9, 2015, featuring Professor Neal K. Katyal.

"Brown reverts to his youth with court appointee," coverage in the Californian, December 16, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Brown reverts to his youth with court appointee," coverage in Appeal-Democrat, December 6, 2014, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"Jerry Brown's Supreme Court appointee, Leondra Kruger, reminiscent of his First Term: Thomas Elias," coverage in Long Beach Press Telegram, December 1, 2014, quoting Professor Neal Katyal.

"‘Drone court’ should approve U.S. strikes, University of Utah law professor says," coverage in The Washington Times, November 28, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal. Further coverage is in Military Times and The Salt Lake Tribune.

"Leondra R. Kruger appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to state Supreme Court," coverage in The Los Angeles Time, November 24, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Gay Marriage and 6 Other Big Issues on Supreme Court Agenda," September 29, 2014, coverage on ABC News and multiple other news outlets such as the Boston Pilot and the Centre Daily Times, features Georgetown Law Professors David Cole and Neal Katyal, and Irv Gornstein, executive director of the Supreme Court Institute. 

"Hogan Lovells' Washington Wunderkind: Neal Katyal," coverage in Law360, September 23, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"INADMISSIBLE: Advocate Sees Urgency in Marriage Fight," coverage in The National Law Journal, August 18, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Plaintiffs in Utah gay marriage case favor Supreme Court review," Denver Post, August 7, 2014, mentioning Professor Neal Katyal.

"Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks," coverage by NPR's Morning Edition, July 6, 2014, quoting Professors Martin Lederman, Louis Michael Seidman, and Neal Katyal.

"Aspen Ideas Festival panel reviews recent Supreme Court decisions,"coverage in Aspen Journalism, July 4, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

 "The Supreme Court’s Powerful New Consensus," an op-ed piece by Professor Neal Katyal in The New York Times, June 26, 2014.

"A 'threat' to broadcast TV heads to D.C.," coverage on Marketplace Business, April 18, 2014, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Justices struggle over attorney fees in patent troll cases," coverage in the Wisconsin Law Journal, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

"Lawyer for bin Laden Driver Talks About Case," Michigan Daily, November 4, 2013, mentioned Professor Neal Katyal.

 "U.S. Supreme Court to decide on retrial of Kansas death penalty case," coverage in the The Wichita Eagle, featuring Professor Neal Katyal and Derek Schmidt L'96, October 15, 2013.

"Why the Court Was Right to Allow Cheek Swabs," an op-ed by Akhil Reed Amar and Professor Neal Katyal in the New York Times, June 3, 2013.

"Who Will Mind the Drones?," an op-ed by Professor Neal Katyal in the New York Times, February 20, 2013.

"Affirmative Action, Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Maybe Gay Marriage Loom as Supreme Court Term Begins," coverage by McClatchy, September 28, 2012, featuring Visiting Professor Pamela Harris and Professor Neal Katyal.

"High Court Clerks, Big Money," a story in the National Law Journal, September 12, 2012, featuring Professor Neal Katyal.

Professor Neal Katyal and Professor Randy Barnett discussed the Supreme Court's health care ruling on CNN, June 28, 2012.

"A Pyrrhic Victory," an op-ed in the New York Times by Professor Neal Katyal, June 28, 2012.

Professor Randy Barnett, Professor Neal Katyal and White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, L'96, and their roles in the health care debate are mentioned in the New York Times story, "Supporters Slow to Grasp Health Law's Legal Risks," June 23, 2012.

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