David H. Gans is Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program at the Constitutional Accountability Center. He is the co-author of Religious Liberties for Corporations?: Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014), and the lead author of CAC’s Text and History Narrative Series, including, most recently, Perfecting the Declaration: The Text and History of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. His scholarly work has been published in the Yale Law Journal, the Boston University Law Review, the Emory Law Journal, the George Washington Law Review, and the John Marshall Law Review. He has also appeared in the L.A. Times, USA Today, the New Republic, and Slate, as well as numerous legal blogs, including Scotusblog, Balkinization, and ACS Blog.
Gans formerly served as Program Director of Cardozo Law School’s Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy and as an attorney with the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Previously he was an Acting Assistant Professor at NYU School of Law and practiced law at Emery Cuti Brinckerhoff & Abady, PC. David has also served as an attorney fellow for the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy and as a law clerk for the Hon. Rosemary Barkett on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as an editor on the Yale Law Review; he received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University.