Prof. Lee Strang

Professor of Law, University of Toledo

Lee J. Strang joined the faculty of the University of Toledo College of Law in Summer 2008. Before that, he was a visiting Professor at Michigan State University College of Law and an Associate Professor at Ave Maria School of Law. A graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was Articles Editor of the Iowa Law Reviewand a member of the Order of the Coif, Professor Strang also holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School.

Prior to teaching, Professor Strang served as a judicial clerk for Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He was also an associate for Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago, where he practiced in general and appellate litigation.

A prolific scholar, Professor Strang has published in the fields of constitutional law and interpretation, property law, and religion and the First Amendment. Most recently, he published Originalism and the "Challenge of Change": Abduced-Principle Originalism and Other Mechanisms by Which Originalism Sufficiently Accommodates Changed Social Conditions in the Hastings Law Journal. Among other scholarly projects, he is currently editing a case book on constitutional law for LexisNexis.

Professor Strang is a frequent contributor at scholarly conferences. He is also a regular speaker and participant in debates at law schools across the country.

Professor Strang's course offerings include Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Property Law, Administrative Law, Business Associations, Federal Courts, and Appellate Practice.


LL.M., Harvard Law School; J.D., University of Iowa; B.A., Loras College

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Publications and Multimedia
Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 4-28-14 featuring Lee Strang
April 28, 2014
Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-9-13 featuring Lee Strang
December 09, 2013
Limited Government and the Bill of Rights - Faculty Book Podcast
Faculty Division Podcast 2-12-13 featuring Patrick Garry and Lee Strang
February 12, 2013
Roundtable on Judicial Deference v. Judicial Engagement - Event Audio/Video
15th Annual Faculty Conference
January 10, 2013
SCOTUScast 7-20-09 featuring Lee Strang
Pleasant Grove City v. Summum
July 20, 2009