Anthony O'Rourke


Joseph W. Belluck and Laura L. Aswad Professor of Civil Justice; Director of the Advocacy Institute

Research Focus: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Legal Theory, Legislation, Evidence
Links: Curriculum Vitae (PDF), SSRN

Contact Information

710 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

Faculty Assistant: Deborah L. Nasisi

Biography Publications

Selected Publications

Defunding Police Agencies (with Rick Su & Guyora Binder), 71 EMORY LAW JOURNAL (forthcoming 2022)

The Ostensible (and, at times, Actual) Virtue of Deference, 131 YALE LAW JOURNAL FORUM (forthcoming 2022)

Disbanding Police Agencies (with Guyora Binder & Rick Su), 121 COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW 1327,1327-1404 (2021)

Parallel Enforcement and Agency Interdependence, MARYLAND LAW REVIEW, vol. 77: 985-1061 (2018)

Semantic Vagueness and Extrajudicial Constitutional Decisionmaking, WILLIAM & MARY BILL OF RIGHTS JOURNAL, vol. 25 (2017)

Substantive Due Process for Noncitizens, MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW FIRST IMPRESSIONS, vol. 114: 9-20 (2015)  

Statutory Constraints and Constitutional Decisionmaking, WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW, vol. 2015: 87-152 (2015) 

The Speedy Trial Right and National Security Detention, JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE, vol. 12: 871-896 (Oxford Press) (2014)

Windsor Beyond Marriage: Due Process, Equality & Undocumented Immigration, WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW, vol. 55: 2171-2225 (2014)

Structural Overdelegation in Criminal Procedure, JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 103(2): 407-474 (2013)

Theorizing American Freedom, MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW vol. 110 : 1101 (2012)

The Political Economy of Criminal Procedure Litigation, GEORGIA LAW REVIEW vol. 45 : 721 (2011) 

Book Chapters

Pretrial Self-Incrimination, Miranda, and Truth, in INTERROGATION, CONFESSION AND TRUTH 29, 29-48 (Lutz Eidam, Michael Lindemann & Andreas Ransiek, eds., Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2020).