Dying Constitutionalism and the Fourteenth Amendment Ernest A. Young is the Alston & Bird Professor of Law at Duke University. HIs scholarly focus includes the role of history in American constitutionalism. Young is a graduate of Harvard Law School and served as a law clerk to Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. David A. Strauss, the Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, is the author of The Living Constitution (Oxford 2010). He is an editor of the Supreme Court Review and has argued 19 cases before the Court.