J. Segall graduated from Emory University, Phi Beta Kappa and summa
cum laude, and from Vanderbilt Law School, where he was the
research editor for the Law Review and member of Order of the Coif.
He clerked for the Chief Judge Charles Moye Jr. for the Northern
District of Georgia, and Albert J. Henderson of the 11th Circuit
Court of Appeals. After his clerkships, Segall worked for Gibson,
Dunn & Crutcher and the U.S. Department of Justice, before
joining the Georgia State faculty in 1991.
Segall teaches federal courts and constitutional law I
and II. He is the author of the books Originalism as Faith and
Supreme Myths: Why the Supreme Court is not a Court and its
Justices are not Judges. His articles on constitutional law have
appeared in, among others, the Harvard Law Review Forum, the
Stanford Law Review On Line, the UCLA Law Review, the George
Washington Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, the
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, the
Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, and Constitutional
Commentary among many others.
Segall’s op-eds and essays have appeared in the New
York Times, the LA Times, The Atlantic, SLATE, Vox, Salon, and the
Daily Beast, among others. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC,
and France 24 and all four of Atlanta’s local television stations.
He has also appeared on numerous local and national radio