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Joshua Matz

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Joshua Matz is the Publisher of Take Care. He is also of counsel at Gupta Wessler PLLC and Kaplan & Company LLP. His practice specialties include appellate litigation, civil rights, consumer protection, and constitutional law.

Joshua entered private practice after serving as a law clerk to Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court (2014-15). Previously, Joshua clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2013-14), and for Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York (2012-13).  

Joshua holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MSt from Oxford University. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as Articles & Book Reviews Chair of the Harvard Law Review and president of the American Constitution Society. From 2011 to 2012, Joshua wrote news round-ups for SCOTUSblogForbes named Joshua to its “30 under 30” Law & Policy List for 2014, and in 2016 named him an “Alumni All-Star” of past Law & Policy honorees.  

In June 2014, Joshua and Larry Tribe co-authored an award-winning book entitled Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution. This followed several co-authored articles on LGBT rights, including "The Constitutional Inevitability of Same-Sex Marriage," 71 Md. L. Rev. 471 (2012).  In May 2018, Joshua and Professor Tribe published their second book together, To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment. The Economist proclaimed this book "the definitive treatment of a vital subject." 

In addition, Joshua has written about a wide range of legal issues, focusing on LGBT rights, religious freedom, emoluments, military service by transgender individuals, the risks of impeachment talk, and the role of the Supreme Court. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Post, The Guardian, The Atlantic, USA TodayACS Blog, and WiredIn April 2017, he delivered a talk at Harvard Law School about "The Legal Resistance to Trump."

Joshua and Amir Ali co-teach a course at Georgetown Law School entitled "Constitutional Litigation and the Current Administration." More information on that course can be found here.

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Strict Scrutiny for Transgender Classifications

7/9/18  //  Uncategorized

Courts must look skeptically on official acts that burden people based solely on their transgender status.

Joshua Matz

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The Supreme Court May Now Fall to Chaos

6/27/18  //  Uncategorized

My thoughts on Justice Kennedy's retirement

Joshua Matz

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The Imminent Demise of Chevron Deference?

6/21/18  //  Quick Reactions

Justice Kennedy wrote a concurrence today that could rock the world of administrative law, with huge implications for federal policy.

Joshua Matz

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The Power of Impeachment: Its History & Future

6/20/18  //  Latest Developments

A discussion at the National Constitutional Center

Joshua Matz

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Fury and Despair over the Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling are Misplaced

6/6/18  //  Quick Reactions

Justice Kennedy makes an open-ended call for tolerance and compromise in his opinion. For that, he should be commended

Joshua Matz

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To Save Democracy

6/5/18  //  Commentary

Introducing a symposium on our new book, 'To End A Presidency: The Power of Impeachment.'

Laurence H. Tribe

Harvard Law School

Joshua Matz

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