Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. His work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society. He has been favorably cited by Supreme Court justices across the spectrum in over 30 cases (citing to four different books and more than a dozen distinct articles), and he regularly testifies before Congress at the invitation of both Republicans and Democrats. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2008 he received the DeVane Medal—Yale’s highest award for teaching excellence. He has written widely for popular publications. He was an informal consultant to the popular TV show, The West Wing, and his work has been showcased on more recent TV shows, including The Colbert Report and Charlie Rose. His latest book, The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, is being published in September 2016, just in time for the election.