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Steve Sanders

Maurer School of Law

Expert Bio

Steve Sanders teaches constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, family law and constitutional litigation (the law of Section 1983 actions for constitutional torts) at the IU Maurer School of Law. His scholarship focuses on questions arising out of the 14th Amendment’s guarantees of equal protection and due process, with a special focus on issues affecting LGBT people and same-sex couples.

Sanders’ writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post and SCOTUSBlog, among other print and online outlets. He has appeared on MSNBC and public radio’s To the Point, is a regular legal analyst for Bloomberg Radio, and is frequently quoted by print and online news media about matters of constitutional law, LGBTQ rights and the Supreme Court.

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional law, U.S. Supreme Court, same-sex marriage, LGBT legal and political issues, equal protection, 14th Amendment, family law.

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