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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