Jessie Hill, JD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
School of Law

Jessie Hill, JD, is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law. She joined the faculty in 2003 after practicing First Amendment and civil rights law with the firm of Berkman, Gordon, Murray & DeVan in Cleveland. Before entering private practice, Hill worked at the Reproductive Freedom Project of the national ACLU office in New York, litigating challenges to state-law restrictions on reproductive rights. She also served as law clerk to the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Hill's teaching focuses on constitutional law, federal civil procedure, civil rights, reproductive rights, and law and religion. Her scholarship has been published in the Michigan Law Review and the Texas Law Review, among others.

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Interview with Jessie Hill - What is Social Justice?

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Law and Religion
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Back-Up On Employment Dis-Crimination
  • Can Speak to Conlaw Issues in Gay Marriage


Harvard University
Bachelor of Arts
Brown Univeristy