Roderick M. Hills Jr. taught at the University of Michigan Law School, 1994-2006.
BiographyRoderick M. Hills comes to Michigan from the University of Colorado School of Law, where he has been teaching land-use controls and local government as an adjunct professor. This fall he will teach a course on public control of land use; in the winter he will teach introduction to constitutional law ideology.
Hills earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1987 and his law degree in 1991 at Yale University. As an undergraduate, he was active in debate and was a cellist with the Yale Bach Society. Before attending law school, he was a Century Fellow with the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He was a member of the Yale Law Journal and co-editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities. He clerked for the Hon. Patrick Higginbotham of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 1991-92.
He has published an article on the natural law theory of James Wilson in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (1989) and another defending Colorado's constitutional limits on Congressional terms in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review (1991).
-- From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 37, Iss. 03 (Fall 1994).
Hills left Michigan Law in 2006 to join the Law faculty at NYU.
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Roderick M. Hills," 39 L. Quadrangle Notes 16-17 (Fall Winter, 1996).
"Hills challenges constitutionality of Colorado Amendment," 39 L. Quadrangle Notes 8-9 (Spring, 1996).
"Beckerman, Hills, Lyon Win L. Hart Wright Awards", 42 L. Quadrangle Notes 38 (Summer, 1999).