Derek Muller, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
- J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2007, summa cum laude
- B.A., Hillsdale College, 2004, summa cum laude
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Professor Muller's research and writing focus on election law, particularly federalism and the role of states in the administration of elections. His work has been selected for publication in the Indiana Law Journal, the Arizona State Law Journal, the Election Law Journal, the Florida State University Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, and the Arizona Law Review.
At Pepperdine, Professor Muller has taught in the areas of election law, civil procedure, complex litigation, administrative law, and evidence. Before that, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor and Shughart Scholar at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and practiced as a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.
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Derek T. Muller, Perpetuating 'One Person, One Vote' Errors, 39 HARV. J.L. & PUB. POL'Y 371 (2016) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Compact Clause, 1 AMERICAN GOVERNANCE 355 (S. Schechter et al. eds., Macmillan 2016) Derek T. Muller, Complexity Confronting State Judges and the Right to Vote, 77 OHIO ST. L.J. FURTHERMORE 65 (2016) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Scrutinizing Federal Electoral Qualifications, 90 IND. L.J. 559 (2015) SSRN Derek T. Muller, The Play in the Joints of the Election Clauses, 13 ELECTION L.J. 310 (2014) (peer reviewed) (solicited) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Judicial Review of Congressional Power Before and After Shelby County v. Holder, 8 CHARLESTON L. REV. 287 (2013) (solicited) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Disfavored Candidates and the Democracy Canon, 65 FLA. L. REV. FORUM 1 (2013) (solicited) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Invisible Federalism and the Electoral College, 44 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 1237 (2012) SSRN HeinOnlineDerek T. Muller, More Thoughts on the Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote: A Response to Professor Hendricks, 7 ELECTION L.J. 227 (2008) (peer reviewed) (solicited) SSRN Derek T. Muller, The Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, 6 ELECTION L.J. 372 (2007) (peer reviewed) SSRN Derek T. Muller, Note, "As Much Upon Tradition As Upon Principle": A Critique of the Privilege of Necessity Destruction Under the Fifth Amendment, 82 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 481 (2006) SSRN HeinOnline