Working Group on Law and Democracy

Gillian Metzger Lecture at Colloquium on Constitutional and Legal Theory

Thu, February 16, 2012 | TBD

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM


Link to Paper "Embracing Administrative Common Law"

Professor Gillian Metzger writes and teaches in the areas of administrative and constitutional law, with a specialization in federalism. Her publications include: with Peter L. Strauss, Todd D. Rakoff, and Cynthia R. Farina, Gellhorn and Byse's Administrative Law: Cases and Comments (Foundation Press; joined as editor 2007); Ordinary Administrative Law as Constitutional Common Law, 110 Colum. L. Rev. 479 (2010); Administrative Law as the New Federalism, 57 Duke L. J. 2023 (2008); Congress, Article IV, and Interstate Relations, 120 Harv. L. Rev. 1468 (2007),; Abortion, Equality, and Administrative Regulation, 56 Emory L.J. 865 (2007); Facial Challenges and Federalism, 105 Colum. L. Rev. 873 (2005), andPrivatization As Delegation, 103 Colum. L. Rev. 1367 (2003). Professor Metzger joined the Columbia faculty in 2001, she was named the Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law on oct. 1, 2011. Prior to coming to Columbia, Professor Metzger served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Patricia M. Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.


  • B.A., Yale, 1987
  • B. Phil., Oxford, 1990 (philosophy)
  • J.D., Columbia, 1995

Sponsored by: University of Texas Law School, Colloquium on Constitutional and Legal Theory

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