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

"Reason Trumps Pretext"

July 30, 2020

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review how SCOTUS has reinvigorated the duty to engage in reasoned decision-making.

"Ending Legislative Impotence"

July 13, 2020
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review how a recent SCOTUS case illustrates Congress' inability to legislate effectively.

"Delegation’s Critics Should Be Careful What They Wish For"

June 15, 2020
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review that the intelligible principle test warrants caution in reviving the nondelegation doctrine.

"Natural Gas Is Key to Addressing Climate Change"

April 06, 2020

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Regulatory Review about the role of natural gas in reducing U.S. emissions of climate-changing carbon dioxide.

"New Trump Mileage Standards to Gut Obama Climate Effort"

March 30, 2020

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted by the Associated Press about the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era vehicle mileage standards.