Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

Portrait of Richard J. Pierce, Jr.
Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052

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.

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BS, Lehigh University; JD, University of Virginia

In the News

"Trump's Delay of Foreign Entrepreneur Rule Likely to Face Litigation"

July 11, 2017

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted by Bloomberg BNA about the Trump administration's move to delay and repeal the International Entrepreneur Rule.

"How Republicans Botched Their Drug-Test Legislation"

May 25, 2017

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. is quoted in Bloomberg about how developing new regulations will be harder now that Congress has eliminated old ones.