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Halberstam, Daniel

Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law

342 Hutchins Hall
734.763.4408
E-mail dhalber@umich.edu
Daniel Halberstam, the Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law, is director of the European Legal Studies Program. He lectures throughout Europe and holds a position as professor of law at the College of Europe, Bruges. He serves on several advisory editorial boards, including Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy (CUP) and the Common Market Law Review, and on the advisory boards of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and the Institute for Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg), Berlin, where he was a fellow for the academic year 2009-2010. He was invited to deliver the General Course at the European University Institute's Academy of European Law in 2012. Prof. Halberstam's work focuses on constitutional law, globalization, and comparative public law and legal theory. A graduate of Yale Law School, he was articles editor of the Yale Law Journal, earned his BA, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in mathematics from Columbia College, and his Abitur at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Wiesbaden. Prof. Halberstam served as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and Judge Patricia Wald (D.C. Circuit), and as judicial fellow for Judge Peter Jann, European Court of Justice. He also served as attorney-adviser to Chairman Robert Pitofsky, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and as attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice.

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​"Joseph Weiler, Eric Stein, and the Transformation of Constitutional Law." In Revisiting the Transformation of Europe, edited by M Wind and M. Maduro. Forthcoming.
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Co-author. "Federalism and Legal Unification: Comparing Methods, Results, and Explanations Across Twenty Systems." M. W. Reimann, co-author. In Federalism and Legal Unification: A Comparative Empirical Investigation of Twenty Systems. 2nd ed., edited by D. H. Halberstam and M. W. Reimann. Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2014.
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Co-editor. Federalism and Legal Unification: A Comparative Empirical Investigation of Twenty Systems. 2nd ed. M. W. Reimann, co-editor. Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, 28. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2014.
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"Internal Legitimacy and Europe's Piecemeal Constitution: Reflections on Van Gend at 50." In 50th Anniversary of the Judgment in Van Gend en Loos, 111-6. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2013.
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"Systems Pluralism and Institutional Pluralism in Constitutional Law: National, Supranational, and Global Governance." In Constitutional Pluralism in the European Union and Beyond, edited by M. Avbelj and J. Komárek, 85-125. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2012.
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"Local, Global and Plural Constitutionalism: Europe Meets the World." In The Worlds of European Constitutionalism, edited by G. De Búrca and J. H. H. Weiler, 150-202. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012.
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Co-author. "In Memoriam: Eric Stein." S. R. Ratner and M. W. Reimann, co-authors. Am J. Int'l L. 106, no. 1 (2012): 98-101.
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"Federalism: Theory, Policy, Law." In The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, edited by M. Rosenfeld and A. Sajó, 576-608. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
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​Co-editor. Federalism and Legal Unification: A Comparative Empirical Investigation of Twenty Systems. M. W. Reimann and J. A. Sanchez Cordero, co-editors. Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas / Doctrina jurídica, 620. Paris: International Academy of Comparative Law, 2012.

Co-author. "Top-Down or Bottom-Up? A Look at the Unification of Private Law in Federal Systems." M. Reimann, co-author. In The Foundations of European Private Law, edited by R. Brownsword, H. Micklitz, L. Niglia, and S. Weatherwill, 363-77. Oxford: Hart, 2011.

"Les << autorités administratives indépendantes >> en Allemagne, en France et aux États-Unis: un complément à la Constitution." In Le modèle des autorités de régulation indépendantes en France et en Allemagne. Collection de l'UMR de droit comparé de Paris, 25. Paris: Société de législation comparée, 2011.

"The Promise of Comparative Administrative Law: A Constitutional Perspective on Independent Agencies." In Comparative Administrative Law, edited by S. Rose-Ackerman and P. L. Lindseth, 185-204. Research Handbooks in Comparative Law. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010.
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"Pluralism in Marbury and Van Gend." In The Past and the Future of EU Law: The Classics of EU Law Revisited on the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty, edited by M. P. Maduro and L. Azoulai. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2010.
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Co-author. "The United Nations, the European Union, and the King of Sweden: Economic Sanctions and Individual Rights in a Plural World Order." E. Stein, co-author. Common Mkt. L. Rev., 46, no. 1 (2009): 13-72.
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"The German Constitutional Court Says 'Ja Zu Deutschland!'." C. Möllers, co-author. German L.J. 10, no. 8 (2009): 1241-57.
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"Federal Powers and the Principle of Subsidiarity." In Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law, edited by V. Amar and M. Tushnet, 34-47. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.

"Constitutional Heterarchy: The Centrality of Conflict in the European Union and the United States." In Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law and Global Governance, edited by J. Dunoff and J. Trachtman, 326-55. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2009.
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Activities

Presented "Pluralism in Constitutional Law: National, Supranational, and Global Governance," Center of Excellence in Foundations of European Law, Helsinki, Finland, May 2012.

Gave keynote speech on "From Rome to Lisbon: The Constitutional Challenge in Europe" during the Realizing Europe conference, The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, SUNY Buffalo Law School, April 2011.

Commentator on "Post-Conflict Federalism: New Wine in Old Bottles?" at the Conference on Federalism and Its Future, University of Texas School of Law, February 2011.

 
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