Professor Zachary Price began teaching at UC Hastings as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2013, following a one-year fellowship at the Stanford Law School Constitutional Law Center. He became an Associate Professor at UC Hastings in 2015 and a full Professor in 2019.
Professor Price’s research focuses on questions of constitutional structure and on developing constitutional understandings appropriate to an era of political polarization. His scholarly work has appeared in the Hastings Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, Columbia Law Review, New York University Law Review Online, and Notre Dame Law Review, among other journals. He writes for the Take Care Blog and has contributed to the Washington Post, Scotusblog, Administrative and Regulatory News, and the Law and Liberty website.
Before entering academics, Professor Price served for three years as an attorney in the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. He has also worked as a litigator in private practice and clerked for Judge Catherine C. Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated from Harvard Law School magna cum laude in 2003 and from Stanford University with honors and distinction in 1998.