William Vazquez  Irizarry

Prof. William Vazquez Irizarry

Professor, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

William Vazquez Irizarry is a tenured professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Civil Procedure. Before joining the UPR’s faculty, he served as Executive Assistant to Governor Sila Calderon’s Chief of Staff, legal counsel to Governor Sila Calderón and Attorney General of Puerto Rico.

Vazquez obtained an LL.M. from the London School of Economics. He is known for his lectures and publications on the topic of administrative law in Puerto Rico. Most notably, he has made an in-depth study of the powers of the Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico and the use of executive orders: “Los poderes del Gobernador de Puerto Rico y el uso de órdenes ejecutivas”, 76 Rev. Jur. UPR 715 (2007). More recently, he addressed the issue of lockdowns in Puerto Rico in an opinion piece published at El Nuevo Dia newspaper.

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Puerto Rico Lawyers Chapter & the University of Puerto Rico Student Chapter

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