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Nina A. Mendelson

Nina A. Mendelson

Joseph L. Sax Collegiate Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1999-


  • "The Permissibility of Acting Officials: May the President Work Around Senate Confirmation?" Admin. L. Rev. 72 (Forthcoming, 2020).

Book Chapters

  • "Supervising Outsourcing: The Need for Better Design of Blended Governance." In Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry L. Mashaw, edited by N. R. Parrillo, 427-50. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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  • "Midnight Rulemaking and Congress." In Transitions, edited by A. Sarat. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 2012.
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  • "Six Simple Steps to Increase Contractor Accountability." In Government by Contract: Outsourcing and American Democracy, edited by J. Freeman and M. Minow, 241-60. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009.
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    Full Text: SSRN
  • Co-author. "Preemption and Theories of Federalism." R. Verchick, co-author. In Preemption Choice: The Theory, Law, and Reality of Federalism's Core Question, edited by W. Buzbee, 13-32. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN

Journal Articles

Other Publications

  • "New ABA Administrative Law Section Resolution to Ensure Public Access to the Law." Yale Journal on Regulation Notice and Comment Blog (January 8, 2016)
    Full Text: WWW
  • "Foreword: Rulemaking, Democracy, and Torrents of E-mail." Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 79, no. 5 (2011): 1343-80.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Lexis | Westlaw
  • The Truth About Torts: Rethinking Regulatory Preemption and Its Impact on Public Health. W.Buzbee et al., co-authors. Washington, DC: Center for Progressive Reform, 2009. (white paper)
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | WWW
  • Limiting Federal Agency Preemption: Recommendations for a New Federalism Executive Order. W.Funk et al., co-authors. Washington, DC: Center for Progressive Reform, 2008. (white paper)
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | WWW

Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • "Can The President Work Around Senate Confirmation?" (Working Paper).

Revised 07/17/2020​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​