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Robert J. Pushaw, J.D.
Associate Dean for Research and
James Wilson Endowed Professor of Law

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  • J.D., Yale University, 1988
  • B.A., La Salle College, 1980, summa cum laude

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In law school, Robert Pushaw served as notes editor of the Yale Law Journal and received an Olin Foundation Fellowship. After graduation, he clerked for Judge James Buckley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and then worked as an associate for Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle.

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  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr. & Grant S. Nelson, The Likely Impact of National Federation on Commerce Clause Jurisprudence, 40 PEPP. L. REV. 975 (2013) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The Paradox of the Obamacare Decision: How Can the Federal Government Have Limited Unlimited Power?, 65 FLA. L. REV. 1993 (2013)
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., ObamaCare and the Original Meaning of the Commerce Clause: Identifying Historical Limits on Congress's Powers, 2012 U. ILL. L. REV. 1703 SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Health Law: Bad Policy, but Constitutional, NAT'L L.J., July 18, 2011
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Explaining Korematsu: A Response to Dean Chemerinsky, 39 PEPP. L. REV. 173 (2011) (symposium) HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Limiting Article III Standing to "Accidental" Plaintiffs: Lessons from Environmental and Animal Cases, 45 GA. L. REV. 1 (2010) HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Justifying Wartime Limits on Civil Rights and Liberties, 12 CHAP. L. REV. 675 (2009) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Creating Legal Rights for Suspected Terrorists: Is the Court Being Courageous or Politically Pragmatic?, 84 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 1975 (2009) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Partial-Birth Abortion and the Perils of Constitutional Common Law, 31 HARV. J. L. & PUB. POL'Y 519 (2008) HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., A Neo-Federalist Analysis of Federal Question Jurisdiction, 95 CAL. L. REV. 1515 (2007) HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The "Enemy Combatant" Cases in Historical Context: The Inevitability of Pragmatic Judicial Review, 82 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 1005 (2007) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Bridging the Enforcement Gap in Constitutional Law; A Critique of the Supreme Court's Theory that Self-Restraint Promotes Federalism, 46 WM. & MARY L. REV. 1289 (2005) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The Medical Marijuana Case: A Commerce Clause Counter-Revolution?, 9 LEWIS & CLARK L. REV. 879 (2005) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Does Congress Have the Constitutional Power to Prohibit Partial-Birth Abortion?, 42 HARV. J. ON LEGIS. 319 (2005) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Defending Deference: A Response to Professors Epstein and Wells, 69 MO. L. REV. 959 (2004) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Methods of Interpreting the Commerce Clause: A Comparative Analysis, 55 ARK. L. REV. 1185 (2003) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Judicial Review and the Political Question Doctrine: Reviving the Federalist "Rebuttable Presumption" Analysis, 80 N.C. L. REV. 1165 (2002) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr. & Grant S. Nelson, A Critique of the Narrow Interpretation of the Commerce Clause, 96 N.W.U. L. REV. 695 (2002) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Bush v. Gore: Looking at Baker v. Carr in a Conservative Mirror, 18 CONST. COMMENT. 359 (2001) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The Inherent Powers of Federal Courts and the the Structural Constitution, 86 IOWA L. REV. 735 (2001) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., The Presidential Election Dispute, the Political Question Doctrine, and the Fourteenth Amendment: A Reply to Professors Krent and Shane, 29 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 603 (2001) (symposium issue) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr. & Grant S. Nelson, Rethinking the Commerce Clause: Applying First Principles to Uphold Federal Commercial Regulations But Preserve State Control Over Social Issues, 85 IOWA L. REV. 1 (1999) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Congressional Power Over Federal Court Jurisdiction: A Defense of the Neo-Federalist Interpretation of Article III, 1997 BYU L. REV. 847 (1997) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Justiciability and Separation of Powers: A Neo-Federalist Approach, 81 CORNELL L. REV. 393 (1996) HeinOnline
  • Robert J. Pushaw Jr., Article III's Case/Controversy Distinction and the Dual Functions of Federal Courts, 69 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 447 (1994) HeinOnline
  • Note, Labor Relations Board Regulation of Parochial Schools: A Practical Free Exercise Accomodation, 97 YALE L.J. 135 (1987) HeinOnline

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