Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

Portrait of Richard J. Pierce, Jr.
Title:
Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law
Address:
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Phone:
202-994-1549
Fax:
202-994-5654
Email:
[email protected]

Professor Pierce is author of over twenty books and 130 articles on administrative law, government regulation, and the effects of various forms of government intervention on the performance of markets. His books and articles have been cited in hundreds of judicial opinions, including over a dozen opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Curriculum Vitae     Publications

Education

BS, Lehigh University; JD, University of Virginia

In the News

"Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy"

March 15, 2021

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review about the risks of letting consumers choose among options in complicated markets.

"Trump’s EPA Skips Waiting Period for Rules, Making It Harder for Biden to Repeal"

January 13, 2021

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted by Bloomberg about how Trump's rush to impose regulations will undercut Biden's ability to freeze them.

"The Biden Administration Should Abandon the Case Against Google"

November 09, 2020
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review that Biden should dismiss the Trump administration's antitrust case against Google.

"White House Races to Wrap Up Rules Before Trump Exits"

November 09, 2020
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted in E & E News about how Trump may speed up environmental deregulation policies before leaving office.

"DOL Leadership Wants Faster Decisions From In-House Judges"

October 16, 2020

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted by Bloomberg Law about how DOL will require administrative judges to report on time taken to reach decisions.