Judith Resnik

Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale Law School

New Haven, CT, United States

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she teaches about federalism, procedure, feminism, and local and global interventions to diminish inequalities and subordination. Her writings include Law as Affiliation: “Foreign” Law, Democratic Federalism, and the Sovereigntism of the Nation State (International Journal of Constitutional Law, 2008); Representing Justice: From Renaissance Iconography to Twenty-First Century Courthouses, (with Dennis E. Curtis) (Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 2007); Law’s Migration: American Exceptionalism, Silent Dialogues, and Federalism’s Multiple Ports of Entry (the Yale Law Journal, 2006). Her book, Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender (co-edited with Seyla Benhabib), has recently been published by New York University Press. She is a recipient of the Margaret Brent Award from the Commission on Women of the American Bar Association, and in 2008, she received the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation Outstanding Scholar of the Year Award. Professor Resnik is also an occasional litigator; she argued the case involving women’s admission to the Rotary Club before the United States Supreme Court. She has also testified before Congress, before rulemaking committees of the federal judiciary, and before the House of Commons of Canada. Professor Resnik is a graduate of Bryn Mawr and NYU Law School, where she was a Hays Fellow.