Professor Lee J. Strang joined the faculty in 2008, was granted tenure in 2010, and was named John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values in 2015. Before that, he was a visiting Professor at Michigan State University College of Law and an Associate Professor at Ave Maria School of Law. A graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was Articles Editor of the Iowa Law Review and Order of the Coif, Professor Strang also holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. During the fall, 2015, Professor Strang was a visiting scholar at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. In 2016, he was appointed to the Ohio Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The University of Toledo awarded Professor Strang its Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award in 2017.
Prior to teaching, Professor Strang served as a judicial clerk for Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He was also an associate for Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago, where he practiced in general and appellate litigation.
A prolific scholar, Professor Strang has published in the fields of constitutional law and interpretation, property law, and religion and the First Amendment. His most recent article, How Big Data Increases Originalism's Methodological Rigor: Using Corpus Linguistics to Recover Original Language Conventions, was published in the U.C. Davis Law Review. Among other scholarly projects, he is currently editing the second edition of his unique, multi-volume, "modular" case book on constitutional law for Carolina Academic Press, drafting a book tentatively titled Originalism's Promise and Limits, and writing a book on the history of Catholic legal education.
Professor Strang is a frequent presenter at scholarly conferences. He is also a regular participant in debates at law schools across the country, contributor to the media, and speaker to political, civic, and religious groups.
Professor Strang’s course offerings include Constitutional Law, Ohio Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Jurisprudence, Property Law, Administrative Law, Business Associations, Federal Courts, and Appellate Practice.
First Principles of the ConstitutionGeorgetown Law
Washington, DC 20001
Randy E. Barnett • Amy Coney Barrett • Josh Blackman • Clint Bolick • Alyssa DaCunha • Laura Donohue • Lisa Ezell • Martin Flaherty • Jamal Greene • Michael S. Greve • Alan Gura • Thomas M. Hardiman • John C. Harrison • David Hyman • Kurt T. Lash • Renée Lettow Lerner • Stephen J. Markman • Jennifer L. Mascott • Michael W. McConnell • John O. McGinnis • Jesse Merriam • John Mikhail • Erin E. Murphy • Kevin C. Newsom • Lee Liberman Otis • Saikrishna B. Prakash • Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz • Prerak Shah • Lee J. Strang • Diane S. Sykes • Amul Thapar • Clarence Thomas • Robin Fretwell Wilson • Elizabeth Wydra • John C. Yoo • Michael P. Zuckert
Constitution • Federalism • First Amendment • Founding Era & History • Fourteenth Amendment • Philosophy • Supreme Court
Northwestern Student ChapterNorthwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Chicago, IL 60611
Federalism & Separation of Powers
The Wealth of States: Is Executive Amnesty Really Presidential Overreach, and How Could It Affect the Labor Market and American Prosperity?Toledo, Ohio 43606
Civil Rights • Financial Services & E-Commerce • Administrative Law & Regulation
SCOTUScast 4-28-14 featuring Lee Strang
On April 2, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg....
SCOTUScast 12-9-13 featuring Lee Strang
On December 3, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg. The...
Faculty Division Podcast 2-12-13 featuring Patrick Garry and Lee Strang
Limited Government and the Bill of Rights takes a novel approach to the constitutional connection between...
15th Annual Faculty Conference
The Federalist Society's Facutly Division hosted this roundtable discussion on "Judicial Deference v. Judicial Engagement"...
12th Annual Faculty Conference
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Location: Rex B Luncheon Debate: Constitutional...