Tonja Jacobi

Tonja Jacobi

Tonja Jacobi is a professor of law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Professor Jacobi specializes in judicial behavior and strategy in public law. Her areas of interest include judicial politics, Supreme Court oral arguments, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. Combining doctrinal, empirical and formal analysis, Tonja examines how judges respond to institutional constraints. Tonja and Professor Matthew Sag recently wrote a piece for Bloomberg Law, titled, The Supreme Court Needs 15 Justices.

Guest Appearances
May 21, 2021

Packing the Court

Host Craig Willliams and guest Tonja Jacobi take a look at packing the Supreme Court, potential reform, and next steps under the Biden administration.

September 19, 2018

Should We Reform the Supreme Court?

Tonja Jacobi and Sarah Schrup talk about major issues facing the Supreme Court and the implications they have on our democracy.