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William J. Haun

Federal Law Clerk
William J. Haun is a law clerk to Judge Claude M. Hilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and previously clerked for an administrative law judge at the U.S. Department of Labor.  Mr. Haun previously worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Public Integrity Section, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Maryland, for law professor and litigator Mark Rienzi, and under former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese at the Heritage Foundation.  He was also a 2013 recipient of the Claremont Institute's John Marshall Fellowship.  Mr. Haun's written work on EPA regulation of greenhouse gases has been cited by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works, and in popular publications such as Forbes magazine.  His scholarship on religious liberty law is cited in lead articles in the Emory Law Journal and Houston Law Review.   He is an executive committee member of the Federalist Society's criminal law practice group and a member of the John Carroll Society's Board of Governors.    

Mr. Haun received his J.D. cum laude from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where he was a published member of the Catholic University Law Review and a national symposium executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.  He received his B.A. cum laude in political science from American University and received the William Randolph Hearst Foundation's U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship in 2005.  Mr. Haun resides with his family in Chevy Chase, Maryland. 

Publications

The “Mens Rea” Component Within the Issue of the Over-Federalization of Crime
Engage Volume 14, Issue 2 July 2013
November 5, 2013
The EPA's Anticipated Attempt to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants - Podcast
Environmental Law & Property Rights Practice Group Podcast
March 25, 2013
The Philosopher in Action: A Tribute to the Honorable Edwin Meese III
Engage Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2012
March 22, 2012

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