Prof. Gillian E. Metzger

Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School

Professor Gillian Metzger writes and teaches in the areas of administrative and constitutional law, with a specialization in federalism. Her publications include: with Peter L. Strauss, Todd D. Rakoff, and Cynthia R. Farina, Gellhorn and Byse's Administrative Law: Cases and Comments (Foundation Press; joined as editor 2007); Ordinary Administrative Law as Constitutional Common Law, 110 Colum. L. Rev. 479 (2010); Administrative Law as the New Federalism, 57 Duke L. J. 2023 (2008); Congress, Article IV, and Interstate Relations, 120 Harv. L. Rev. 1468 (2007),; Abortion, Equality, and Administrative Regulation, 56 Emory L.J. 865 (2007); Facial Challenges and Federalism, 105 Colum. L. Rev. 873 (2005), andPrivatization As Delegation, 103 Colum. L. Rev. 1367 (2003). Professor Metzger joined the Columbia faculty in 2001, she was named the Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law on oct. 1, 2011. Prior to coming to Columbia, Professor Metzger served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Patricia M. Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

  • B.A., Yale, 1987

  • B. Phil., Oxford, 1990 (philosophy)

  • J.D., Columbia, 1996

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Publications and Multimedia
The Living Congress: Adaptation or Decline?
Short video with Gillian Metzger
November 14, 2015
The Incentives Behind Congressional Delegation - Audio/Video
Third Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
June 24, 2015
The Executive Power to Not Enforce the Law - Event Audio/Video
17th Annual Faculty Conference
January 09, 2015
PCAOB Debate
Online Debate
October 27, 2009