Justin Weinstein-Tull joined Stanford Law School as a Thomas C. Grey Fellow and Lecturer in Law in 2014. His research interests include election law and federalism; in particular, he examines the effect of our decentralized election system on the right to vote. He teaches Legal Research and Writing and Federal Litigation.
Previously, he was an attorney in the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. There, he enforced federal voting laws in affirmative lawsuits against a number of states and was part of the team that defended the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder. He was also a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sidney Thomas of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He received a dual degree from the Harvard Kennedy School and Yale Law School, where he was a Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.