Prof. Levin Elected to ABA House of Delegates

Ronald Levin, the William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law, has been elected to serve a three-year term as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association. The 560-member House of Delegates is the policy-making body of the association. As a delegate representing the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Levin will help to shape ABA positions on numerous issues facing the legal system and the legal profession.

A renowned expert in administrative law and policy, Levin has been active in the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice for more than three decades and served as its chair in 2000–01. He also served as the ABA’s advisor to the drafting committee to revise the Model State Administrative Procedure Act. He is a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States and currently chairs its Judicial Review Committee. 

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 fifth edition. Levin 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. 

The Board of Governors of the ABA acts on behalf of the association when the House of Delegates is not in session. Third-year law student Chloe Woods is currently serving as the Law Student Division’s representative on the Board of Governors. [view]

Summer 2014