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Kate Shaw

Visiting Professor of Law

Kate Shaw is a Visiting Professor of Law in spring 2023, and a Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

She teaches Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Legislation, and a seminar on the Supreme Court.

Her academic work focuses on executive power, the law of democracy, the Supreme Court, and reproductive rights and justice. She previously worked in the Obama White House Counsel’s Office and served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and the Honorable Richard Posner.

Shaw’s scholarly work has appeared in the Columbia Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Cornell Law Review, Michigan Law Review, and Texas Law Review, among other places, and her popular writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, The Washington Post, and Slate.

She is a co-host of the Supreme Court podcast “Strict Scrutiny,” a contributor with ABC News, a Contributing Opinion Writer with The New York Times, and a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. 


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