James Dillon


Year: 3rd Year Grad Student - JSP

Email: jrdillon@gmail.com


M.A. in Philosophy, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science (2005)
J.D., New York University School of Law (2003)
B.A. in English (honors), West Virginia University (1999)


Public Law
American Constitutional Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
Judicial Decision Making


Philip O. Selznick Fellowship (2011-2012)
UC Berkeley Graduate Division Summer Grant (Summer 2012)

Academic Experiences:

Graduate Student Instructor for Legal Studies 182 (Law, Politics, and Society), Fall 2013

Graduate Student Instructor for Political Science 150 (American Legal System), Summer 2013

Graduate Student Instructor for Legal Studies 179 (Comparative Constitutional Law), Spring 2013

Graduate Student Instructor for Legal Studies 177 (American Legal and Constitutional History), Fall 2012

Conference Presentations:
Presenter (with Lauren Maisel Goldsmith), "The Hallowed Hope: An Historical Examination of Supreme Court Power in Public School Religion Cases"
Conference on Religion in American Life, Kings College, London, February 22-24, 2013

Employment Experiences:

Associate Attorney, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY, October 2008-July 2011

Law Clerk, Hon. I. Leo Glasser, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, September 2006-August 2008

Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY, June 2004-July 2006.