Kermit Roosevelt

Kermit Roosevelt is a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, specializing in Constitutional Law. He graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School and clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams on the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and Justice David H. Souter on the United States Supreme Court. Before joining the Penn faculty, he practiced appellate litigation with the Chicago office of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw. His articles have appeared in numerous law reviews and he is the author of four books, including The Myth of Judicial Activism (Yale, 2006) and the novel In the Shadow of the Law (FSG, 2005).