Richard E. Levy

School of Law - Law School
J. B. Smith Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
785-864-9220
Green Hall
Room 309B
University of Kansas
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Education

J.D., with Honors, University of Chicago Law School

M.A., Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Kansas

B.A., Double Major in History (with honors) and German, University of Kansas

Teaching Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Individual Rights
  • Legislation and Legislative Process

Research Interests

  • Federalism
  • Separation of Powers
  • Administrative Law
  • Equal Protection
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Legislative Process
  • Statutory Interpretation

Selected Publications

Levy, R. E. (2018). Presidential Power in the Obama and Trump Administrations. KBA Journal, 87, 46.

Levy, R. E. (2018). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2018 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2017, pp. 75-105). Kansas Bar Association.

Levy, R. (2017). The War of Judicial Independence: Letters from the Kansas Front. University of Kansas Law Review, 65(4), 725-56.

Levy, R. E. (2017). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2017 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2017, pp. 75-104). Kansas Bar Association.

Darby, D. & Levy, R. (2017). Postracial Remedies. Michigan Journal of Law Reform, 50(Issue 2), 387-488.

Levy, R. E., & Levy, R. E. (2016). The Nonpartisanship Principle. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 25, 377.

Levy, R. E. (2016). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2016 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2016, pp. 75-102). Kansas Bar Association.

Levy, R. (2015). The Law and Economics of Supranationalism: The European Union and the Subsidiarity Principle in Collective Action Perspective
. European Journal of Law and Economics, 1-33. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10657-015-9508-x#/page-1

Levy, R. E. (2015). アメリカ合衆国の連邦制度とイデオロギー的二極化
Federalism and Polarization in the United States. In . (Ed.), 経済危機下の分権改革
Decentralization-Reform under the Economic Crisis
(pp. pp. 1 - 36).

Levy, R. E. (2015). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2015 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2015, pp. 79-100).

Levy, R. E. (2014). The “Tweet” Hereafter: Social Media and the Free Speech Rights of Kansas Public University Employees. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 24, 78-135.

Glicksman, R. L., & Levy, R. E. (2014). Administrative Law: Agency Action in Legal Context (2d ed.), Foundation Press.

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (2014). Statutory Analysis in the Regulatory State, Foundation Press.

Levy, R. E. (2014). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2014 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2014, pp. 117).

Levy, R. E. (2013). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2013 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2013, pp. 121).

Levy, R. (2013). Federalism and Polarization in the United States. Decentralization Reform under the Economic Crisis.

Levy, R. E. (2012). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), 2012 Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2012).

Levy, R. E. (2012). Recent Developments in Federal State, and Local Power in the United States. In T. Yamada (Ed.), Recent Trends in Decentalization Reform in the Advanced Nations -- Japan, USA, Italy, Germany, and Korea.

Levy, R. E. (2012). アメリカ合衆国における連邦・州・地方の権限
Federal, State, and Local Authority in the United States. In . (Ed.), 各国における分権改革の最新動向 日本,アメリカ,イタリア,スペイン,ドイツ,スウェーデン
The Latest Trent of Decentralization Reform in Japan, the United States, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Sweden)
(pp. pp. 15 - 43).

Levy, R. E. (2011). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2011, pp. 105).

Darby, D. & Levy, R. E. (2011). Slaying the Inequality Villain in School Finance: Is the Right to Education the Silver Bullet? Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 20, 351.

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (2010). Agency-Specific Precedents. Texas Law Review, 89.

Levy, R. E. (2010). Political Process and Individual Fairness Rationales in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Suspect Classification Jurisprudence. Washburn Law Journal, 50, 33.

Levy, R. E. (2010). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2010, pp. 111).

Glicksman, R. L., & Levy, R. E. (2010). Administrative Law: Agency Action in Legal Context, Foundation Press.

Levy, R. E. (2010). 先進民主主義諸国における地方分権改革--「地域化」と道州制
The Decentralization Reform in Developed Democracies - Regional System as a 'Localized' [The Decentralization Reform in Developed Democracies - Regional System as a 'Localized']. 神奈川大学法学研究所研究年報
Annual Report of the Institute for Legal Studies, Kanagawa University
28, pp. 37 - 99.

Levy, R. E. (2010). アメリカ合衆国における連邦・州・地方の権限に関する概論
An Introduction to Federal, State and Local Power in the United States. 神奈川法学, 43 巻(2 号), pp. 75 - 96.

Levy, R. E. (2009). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2009, pp. 95).

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (2009). Access to Courts and Preemption of State Remedies in Collective Action Perspective. Case Western Reserve Law Reserve, 59, 1.

Levy, R. E. (2009). Introduction: Watch Your Language! The Kansas Law Review Survey of Official-English and English-Only Laws and Policies. University of Kansas Law Review, 57, 669.

Levy, R. E. (2008). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2008, pp. 93).

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (2008). A Collective Action Perspective on Ceiling Preemption by Federal Environmental Regulation: The Case of Global Climate Change. Northwestern University Law Review, 102, 579.

Levy, R. E. (2008). The Tie That Binds: Some Thoughts About the Rule of Law, Law and Economics, Collective Action Theory, Reciprocity, and the Heisenberg Principle.

Levy, R. E. (2007). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2007, pp. 117).

Levy, R. E. (2006). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2006, pp. 101).

Levy, R. E. (2006). The Power to Legislate: A Reference Guide to the U.S. Constitution, Praeger/Greenwood Press.

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (2006). Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward a Standards-Based Theory of Judicial Review. Administrative Law Review, 58, 499.

Levy, R. E. (2006). Gunfight at the K-12 Corral: Legislative vs. Judicial Power in the Kansas School of Finance Litigation. University of Kansas Law Review, 54, 1021.

Levy, R. E. (2005). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2005, pp. 103).

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (2005). Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward a Standards-Based Theory of Due Process. Administrative Law Review, 57, 107.

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (2005). A Standards-Based Theory of Due Process. Administrative & Regulatory Law News, 30, 2.

Levy, R. E. (2004). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2004, pp. 97).

Levy, R. E. (2004). Of Two Minds: Charitable and Social Insurance Models in the Veterans Benefit System. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 13, 303.

Levy, R. E. (2003). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2003, pp. 87).

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (2003). Administrative Procedure and the Decline of the Trial. University of Kansas Law Review, 51, 473.

Levy, R. E. (2002). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2002, pp. 67).

Levy, R. E., & Mead, R. (2002). Using Legislative History as a Tool of Statutory Construction in Kansas. KBA Journal, 71, 35.

Levy, R. E. (2001). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2001, pp. 73).

Levy, R. E. (2001). Die Europäische Union aus der Perspektive Kollectiven Handelns. In . (Ed.), Europäische Integration und Erweiterung: Eine Herausforderung für die Wissenschaften (pp. 279).

Levy, R. E. (2001). Public Benefit Law: Course Materials, http://www.ku.edu/~rlevy/Public_Benefit_Law/course.materials.htm

Levy, R. E., & Somek, A. (2001). Paradoxical Parallels in the American and German Abortion Decisions. Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, 9, 109.

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (2001). Statutory Interpretation and Constitutional Delegation in American Trucking. United States Law Week, 69, 2603.

Levy, R. E. (2000). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 2000, pp. 77).

Levy, R. E. (2000). Federalism: The Next Generation. Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, 33, 1629.

Levy, R. E. (1999). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1999, pp. 83).

Levy, R. E. (1999). Opposing Counsel. University of Kansas Law Review, 47, 583.

Levy, R. E. (1999). Defining Express Advocacy for Purposes of Campaign Finance Reporting and Disclosure Laws. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 8, 90.

Levy, R. E. (1999). The Constitutional Parameters of Campaign Finance Reform. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 8, 43.

Levy, R. E., & McAllister, S. R. (1998). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1998, pp. 75).

Levy, R. E., & McAllister, S. R. (1997). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1997, pp. 81-97).

Levy, R. E., & McAllister, S. R. (1997). Defining the Roles of the National and State Governments in the American Federal System: A Symposium. University of Kansas Law Review, 45, 971.

Levy, R. E. (1997). Federalism and Collective Action. University of Kansas Law Review, 45, 1241-1274.

Levy, R. E., & McAllister, S. R. (1996). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1996, pp. 63).

Levy, R. E. (1996). Dueling Values: Competing Constitutional Rights Claims in Pinette. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 5, 43.

Levy, R. E. (1995). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1995, pp. 77).

Levy, R. E. (1995). An Unwelcome Stranger: Congressional Individual Rights Power and Federalism. University of Kansas Law Review, 44, 61.

Levy, R. E. (1995). Escaping Lochner's Shadow: Toward a Coherent Jurisprudence of Economic Rights. North Carolina Law Review, 73, 329.

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (1995). Judicial Incentives and Indeterminacy in Substantive Review of Administrative Decisions. Duke Law Journal, 44, 1051.

Levy, R. E., & McAllister, S. R. (1994). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1994, pp. 69).

Levy, R. E. (1994). Written Testimony of Richard E. Levy Before the House Agriculture Committee, State of Kansas. University of Kansas Law Review, 42, 265.

Levy, R. E. (1993). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1993, pp. 63).

Levy, R. E. (1993). New York v. United States: An Essay on the Uses and Misuses of Precedent, History, and Policy in Determining the Scope of Federal Power. University of Kansas Law Review, 41, 493.

Levy, R. E., & Stacy, T. (1992). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1992, pp. 55).

Levy, R. E., & Stacy, T. (1991). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1991, pp. 41).

Levy, R. E. (1991). Domestic Environmental Policy. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 1, 65.

Levy, R. E. (1991). Social Security Claimants with Developmental Disabilities: Problems of Policy and Practice. University of Kansas Law Review, 39, 529.

Levy, R. E., & Stacy, T. (1990). Constitutional Law. In . (Ed.), Kansas Annual Survey (Vol. 1990, pp. 33).

Levy, R. E. (1990). Report, Social Security Disability Determinations: Recommendations for Reform, prepared for the Federal Courts Study Committee, reprinted in. Brigham Young University Law Review, 1990, 461.

Levy, R. E., & Glicksman, R. L. (1989). Judicial Activism and Restraint in the Supreme Court's Environmental Law Decisions. Vanderbilt Law Review, 42, 343.

Levy, R. E., & Shapiro, S. A. (1987). Heightened Scrutiny of the Fourth Branch: Separation of Powers and the Requirement of Adequate Reasons for Agency Decisions. Duke Law Journal, 1987, 387.

Levy, R. E. (1987). International Law and the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident: Reflections on an Important but Imperfect System. University of Kansas Law Review, 36, 81.

Levy, R. E. (1984). Comment, Federal Preemption, Removal Jurisdiction and the Well Pleaded Complaint Rule. University of Chicago Law Review, 51, 634.


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