Ronald Levin

Weidenbaum Center Research Fellow
William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law
research interests:
  • Administrative Law
  • Legislation
  • Civil Procedure
  • Election Law
  • Immigration Law
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1027
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Ronald M. Levin, the William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law, specializes in administrative law and related public law issues. His coauthored books include a casebook, State and Federal Administrative Law, now in its fourth edition, and a student text, Administrative Law and Process in a Nutshell, now in its sixth edition. He has testified before Congress on regulatory reform issues and has published numerous articles and book chapters on administrative law topics, including judicial review, rulemaking, and legislative reform of the regulatory process. He also has written about the law of lobbying and legislative ethics.  Professor Levin has been active in the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice for more than three decades and served as its Chair in 2000-01. He currently represents the Section in the ABA House of Delegates.  He also served as the ABA’s advisor to the drafting committee to revise the Model State Administrative Procedure Act. He is a senior fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States and has chaired its Judicial Review Committee. He is also a member of the American Law Institute.  Before joining the law faculty, Professor Levin clerked for the Hon. John C. Godbold, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and practiced for three years in Washington, D.C., with the firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.  He was the Associate Dean of the School of Law from 1990-1993.