Edward L. Rubin
University Professor of Law and Political Science
J.D. Yale University
A.B. Princeton University
Ed Rubin specializes in administrative law, constitutional law and legal theory. He is the author of numerous books, articles and book chapters. Professor Rubin joined Vanderbilt Law School as Dean and the first John Wade–Kent Syverud Professor of Law in July 2005, serving a four-year term that ended in June 2009. Previously, he was the Theodore K. Warner, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School from 1998 to 2005, and the Richard K. Jennings Professor of Law at the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California-Berkeley, where he had taught since 1982 and served as an associate dean. Professor Rubin has been chair of the Association of American Law Schools' sections on Administrative Law and Socioeconomics and of its Committee on the Curriculum. After graduating from Princeton, he worked as a curriculum planner for the New York City Board of Education. He received his law degree from Yale University in 1979, clerked for Judge Jon O. Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was an associate in the entertainment law department of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in New York. He has served as a consultant to the People's Republic of China on administrative law, and to the Russian Federation on payments law.
The Regulatory State (Aspen, 2010) (with Lisa Bressman and Kevin Stack)
Federalism: Political Identity and TRagic Compromise (Michigan University Press, 2008) (with Malcolm Feeley)
Beyond Camelot: Rethinking the Modern State (Princeton University Press, 2005)
Judicial Policymaking and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons, Cambridge University Press (1998; paperback edition 1999) (with Malcolm Feeley).
"The Myth of Accountability and the Anti-administrative Impulse," 103 Michigan Law Review 2073 (2005)
"It's Time to Make the Administrative Procedure Act Administrative," 89 Cornell Law Review 95 (2003)
"Public Choice, Phenomenology and the Meaning of the Administrative State: Keep the Bathwater, But Throw Out That Baby," 87 Cornell Law Review 309 (2002)
"Getting Past Democracy," 149 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 711 (2001).
"The New Legal Process, The Synthesis of Discourse and the Microanalysis of Law", 109 Harvard Law Review 1393 (1996)
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