Joseph Tartakovsky is a PRI Adjunct Fellow in Legal Studies. He is the former Deputy Solicitor General of Nevada. Currently he practices appellate and constitutional law at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in San Francisco. He is the author of The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law. His writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times, among other places.