PUBLISHED:February 25, 2010
March 2, 2010: Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture
Professor Mark Tushnet will present "More Than Half a Loaf: Administrative Law in the 1930s," a lecture addressing judicial supervision of administrative agencies developed under the New Deal and the constitutional challenges those agencies faced. Professor Tushnet is a William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is the co-author of four casebooks, including the most widely used casebook on constitutional law, and the author of more than a dozen books, including a two-volume work on the life of Justice Thurgood Marshall and a book about the Rehnquist Court. He has received fellowships from the Rockefeller Humanities Program, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and he has written numerous articles on constitutional law and legal history. He has served as President of the Association of American Law Schools, and he is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.