Patrick Weil is a Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Fellow at Yale Law School and a senior research fellow at the French National Research Center in the University of Paris1, Pantheon-Sorbonne. Professor Weil's work focuses on comparative immigration, citizenship, and Church States law and policy. His most recent book is
The Sovereign Citizen: Denaturalization and the Origins of the American Republic
(Penn Press, 2013). Among his other recent publications are
How to be French? Nationality in the Making since 1789
(Duke University Press, 2008), "Why the French Laïcité is Liberal,"
Cardozo Law Review
, June 2009, Vol. 30, Number 6, 2699-2714, and (with Son-Thierry Ly) "The Anti-racist Origins of the American Immigration Quota System,"
, Volume 77, Number 1 (Spring 2010), pp. 45-79.
Patrick Weil will be visiting CIRHUS in March 2014