Wilfred U. Codrington III

Wilfred U. Codrington III is an assistant professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. His teaching and scholarship focus on constitutional law, election law, race, and antidiscrimination. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Law School, Codrington was an adjunct assistant professor of public service at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, an associate at DLA Piper, LLP, and a law clerk for Hon. Deborah A. Batts, U.S.D.J. A graduate of Brown University, the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, and Stanford Law School, he is the co-author (with John F. Kowal) of The People’s Constitution (The New Press). He lives in New York City.

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Book Excerpt

Read an excerpt from The People’s Constitution to learn more about the nation’s “second founding” and the Fifteenth Amendment, the last of the Reconstruction amendments.

Washington Monthly

Read a review of The People’s Constitution in Washington Monthly.

Books by Wilfred U. Codrington III

The People’s Constitution
200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union

John F. Kowal, Wilfred U. Codrington III