ALI Council
Elected Member

Professor Darrell A.H. Miller

Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Law School
Anderson University
Oxford University
Harvard Law School

Darrell A. H. Miller is a professor of law at the University of Chicago and a scholar of civil rights, constitutional law, civil procedure, state and local government law, and legal history.

His scholarship on the Second and Thirteenth Amendments has been published in leading law reviews such as the Yale Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, and the Columbia Law Review, and has been cited by several courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.

He is the co-author of The Positive Second Amendment: Rights, Regulation, and the Future of Heller (Cambridge University Press, 2018). In addition to his academic writing, Miller has published opinion pieces in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and Slate.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Chicago in 2024, Miller taught law at the University of Cincinnati and then at Duke University, where he co-founded the Duke Center for Firearms Law, the first academic center of its kind in the nation.

Miller is a former clerk to the Honorable R. Guy Cole, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and practiced complex and appellate litigation at a firm in Columbus, Ohio before beginning his academic career.

A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Miller also holds degrees from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar, and from Anderson University.

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Areas of Expertise
Government Law
Civil Rights (Constitutional Law)
Legal History
Constitutional Law