Louis J. Virelli III - Publications


Professor of Law

B.S.E., Duke University
M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Pennsylvania

Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law I, Federal Pretrial Practice

Books and Book Chapters

Disqualifying the High Court: Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution (forthcoming 2015–2016).

Administrative Law: Cases and Materials (7th ed., William Jordan, Richard Murphy & Louis J. Virelli III eds., forthcoming 2015) (co-authors William Jordan and Richard Murphy).

The First Amendment, Criminal Law, and Judicial Recusal, in The Global Papers Series: The Intersection of Free Speechand the Criminal Law (Russell Weaver & Steven Friedland, eds., forthcoming 2014–2015).

A Policymaking Interest in Administrative Abstention?, in The Global Issues Series: Recent Developments In Administrative Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Administrative Context (Russell Weaver & Steven Friedland, eds., forthcoming 2014–2015).


Administrative Abstention, 67 Ala. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016).

Deconstructing Arbitrary and Capricious Review, 92 N.C. L. Rev. 721 (2014).

What “Stop and Frisk” Can Teach Us About the First Amendment and Judicial Recusal, 47 Conn. L. Rev. Online 13 (2014).

Judicial Deference to Congress and the Separation of Powers, 98 Iowa L. Rev. Bull. 28 (2013).

Science, Politics, and Administrative Legitimacy, 78 Mo. L. Rev. 511 (2013).

Congress, the Constitution, and Supreme Court Recusal, 69 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1535 (2012).

Constitutional Traditionalism in the Roberts Court, 73 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 1 (2012).

The (Un)Constitutionality of Supreme Court Recusal Standards, 2011 Wis. L. Rev. 1181

Constitutional Traditionalism in the Roberts Court, 73 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 1 (2011).

Judging Darwin: Understanding the New Adjudicative Model of Evolution Instruction, 13 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 81 (2010).

Evolutionary Due Process, 104 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 251 (2010), http://www.law.northwestern.edu/lawreview/colloquy/2010/2/LRColl2010n2Virelli.pdf.

Scientific Peer Review and Administrative Legitimacy, 61 Admin. L. Rev. 723 (2009).

Making Lemonade: A New Approach to Evaluating Evolution Disclaimers Under the Establishment Clause, 60 U. Miami L. Rev. 423 (2006).

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Work: The Discriminatory Effect of Veterans' Preferences on Homosexuals, 38 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1083 (2005).

Federalism Whether They Want It Or Not: The New Commerce Clause Doctrine and the Future of Federal Civil Rights Legislation After United States v. Morrison, 3 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 926 (2001) (w/ David Leibowitz).