Michael B. Rappaport

Prof. Michael B. Rappaport

Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Professor of Law; Director, Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, University of San Diego School of Law

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Federalism & Separation of Powers

Professor Rappaport is the Darling Foundation Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism. His principal areas of interest are originalism, separation of powers, federalism, and supermajority rules. He teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Constitutional History, and Legislation.

Professor Rappaport is the author of numerous law review articles in journals such as the Yale Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. His book, Originalism and the Good Constitution, which is co-authored with John McGinnis, was published by the Harvard University Press in 2013. Professor Rappaport is a graduate of the Yale Law School, where he received a JD and a DCL (Law and Political Theory).