Steven G. Calabresi

Prof. Steven G. Calabresi

Clayton J. and Henry R. Barber Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

Professor Steven G. Calabresi is the Clayton J. & Henry R. Barber Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.  He is also a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Fall 2013-2016; a Visiting Professor of Political Theory at Brown University for 2016-2017; and the Chairman since 1986 of the Federalist Society's Board of Directors.  Professor Calabresi worked in the West Wing of President Ronald Reagan;s White House; was a Special Assistant for Attorney General Edwin Meese III; and he clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court and for Judges Robert H. Bork and Ralph K. Winter on the federal courts of appeals.  Professor Calabresi has written over seventy law review articles and essays.  He is a co-author on three books: The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush; The Constitution of the United States (3rd edition); and The U.S. Constitution and Comparative Constitutional Law: Texts, Cases and Materials. Professor Calabresi has taught: Constitutional Law I; Comparative Constitutional Law, Federal Jurisdiction, Administrative Law, State Constitutional Law, and the Separation of Powers.

Click to play: 1986 Introduction to the Federalist Society [Archive Collection]

1986 Introduction to the Federalist Society [Archive Collection]

Short video narrated by Orrin Hatch

Senator Orrin G. Hatch narrates the Federalist Society's video introduction to the public from 1986....

Separation of Powers

How do the three branches of government - legislative, executive and judicial - relate to one another?   [A]ccumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and...

Legislative Power

Article I of the Constitution begins: “ALL Legislative power herein granted.” This module explores the scope of power given to the legislative branch in the...