Professor Ruth Colker's Scholarship Cited by Supreme Court
The Honorable Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the Supreme Court turned to the expert legal scholarship from our very own Ruth Colker, in a dissent in the recent 303 Creative case. Justice Sotomayor cited Colker’s book The disability pendulum: the first decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act, in her dissent against the rights of businesses to refuse services to a disfavored group.
Colker, Distinguished University Professor and Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law at Moritz College of Law has been a vibrant member of our faculty since 1997. Professor Colker is one of the leading scholars in the country in the areas of Constitutional Law and Disability Discrimination. She is the author of 16 books, two of which have won book prizes. She has also published more than 50 articles in law journals such as the Boston University Law Review, Columbia Law Journal, Georgetown Law Journal, Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, University of Virginia Law Review and Yale Law Journal. Read her full bio here.