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 includes a forthcoming article, "Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?" as well as a new edition of the textbook, "The Constitution of the United States." He is also an Affiliated Scholar at the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, an advisor to the Regulation and the Rule of Law Initiative at the Hoover Institution, a member of the American Law Institute (where he has advised on the Third Restatement of the Conflict of Laws) and an occasional blogger at the Volokh Conspiracy, hosted by the Washington Post.
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, and a lawyer at Robbins Russell, LLP in Washington D.C.