William Baude is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where he teaches federal courts and constitutional law. His current research projects include papers on constitutional law, legal interpretation, and conflicts of law, and his most recent work includes “The Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment” and “The Law of Interpretation,” each forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review. He also serves as a contributing opinion editor to the New York Times and an adviser to the Third Restatement of the Conflict of Laws.
He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He then clerked for then-Judge Michael McConnell on the United States Court of Appeals, and Chief Justice John Roberts on the United States Supreme Court. Before joining the Chicago faculty he was a fellow at the Stanford Constitutional Law Center, a summer fellow at the University of San Diego Law School's Center for Constitutional Originalism, and a lawyer at Robbins Russell, LLP in Washington D.C.