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Jamin Raskin

Jamin Raskin is a professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at American University’s Washington College of Law and Director of its Program on Law and Government. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Raskin is a former state assistant attorney general and former general counsel of the National Rainbow Coalition. He is the author of several books, including We the Students: Supreme Court Cases for and About America’s Students and, most recently, the Washington Post Bestseller, Overruling Democracy. Raskin founded the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project which has sent hundreds of law students into public high schools to teach a special course in constitutional literacy. Raskin chairs a state labor board in Maryland. He is the Pauline Ruyle Moore Scholar at the Washington College of Law.



Jamin Raskin feels the press is giving Novak a free ride
ASK THIS | February 14, 2005
It has been more than a year and a half since Robert Novak revealed in his newspaper column that Valerie Plame was a CIA agent, and more than a year since special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald began investigating. How long does it take to get to the bottom of something that looks so simple? Law professor Jamin Raskin thinks the press is giving Novak a free ride.

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