Jonathan Entin is a Professor Emeritus of Law and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University. Entin taught Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Courts, Public Policy, and Social Change; the Law and Social Science Seminar; Law, Legislation, and Regulation; Mass Media Law; Property; and the Supreme Court Seminar during more than three decades on the faculty. He also served for nearly eight years as the law school’s associate dean for academic affairs. He published more than 100 articles, book chapters, essays, and reviews. He also received ten teaching awards, including the Distinguished Teacher Award of the Law Alumni Association; five graduating classes honored him as Teacher of the Year, and two other classes selected him as Administrator of the Year. A graduate of Brown University (AB) and Northwestern University (JD), he was a law clerk to then-Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg (when she was on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit) and did appellate litigation at Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C., before joining the law faculty in 1984. Professor Entin remains active in the law school, continuing his research and writing on constitutional law and civil rights issues.
State lawsuits over stimulus tax rule face uphill battle
By: Jonathan Entin - May 3, 2021
States were told by the federal government that they can’t use pandemic relief funds passed by Congress in March to lower taxes. In response, 16 states have filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of that restriction in the US$1.9 trillion legislation, known as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The rescue plan makes $350 billion […]
Reflection: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights
By: Jonathan Entin - September 20, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the Supreme Court announced. Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement that “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature.” Even before her appointment, she had reshaped American law. When he nominated Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, President Bill Clinton compared her legal work on behalf […]