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dro@virginia.edu
(434) 924-3127
Room WB171C

ASSISTANT
Crystal Smith

SUBJECTS
Constitutional law, administrative law, interstate commerce, electoral law, civil procedure, legal theory, campaign finance reform, affirmative action, Internet law


Daniel R. Ortiz

Michael J. and Jane R. Horvitz Distinguished Professor of Law
Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

J.D., Yale Law School, 1983
M.Phil., Oxford University, 1980
B.A., Yale University, 1978

Daniel Ortiz, who came to Virginia in 1985, has a wide variety of interests. A Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude Yale graduate, he earned a triple major in mathematics, English and history, the arts and letters. Now as a member of the Virginia law faculty, he teaches constitutional law, administrative law, electoral law, civil procedure and legal theory. In 1992 he received the Z Society Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Virginia. He served as the Harrison Foundation Research Professor in 1992-95, the Elizabeth D. and Richard A. Merrill Research Professor in 1996-99, and the Joseph C. Carter, Jr., Research Professor in 2000-03.

After graduation from Yale, Ortiz spent two years on a Marshall Scholarship at Oxford University, where he completed a Master of Philosophy degree in English studies. Then he returned to Yale for law school and received his J.D. in 1983. He clerked for Judge Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. He was a visiting professor at the University of Southern California in 1991 and 1994-96 and at the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) in 1999.

Scholarship Profile: On Democracy: Fair Elections are Freedom's First Bulwark (Virginia Journal 2001)


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Book:

Campaign Finance Reform: A Sourcebook (ed. with Anthony Corrado et al.) (Brookings Institution, 1997).


Book Chapters/Multi-Author Works:

“Democratic Norms, Structures, and Conflict,” in John Hardin Young, ed., International Election Principles: Democracy & the Rule of Law 57 (A.B.A. Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2009).

"The Paradox of Mass Democracy," in Ann N. Crigler, ed., Rethinking the Vote: The Politics and Prospects of American Election Reform (Oxford University Press, 2004).

"Legal Authorities for All-Source Domestic Intelligence," in Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age (Report of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age) (2002).

"Limitations upon Interagency Information Sharing: The Privacy Act of 1974" (with Sean Fogarty), in Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age (Report of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age) (2002).

"Federal Legal Constraints on Profiling and Watch Lists" (with Eric Braverman), in Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age (Report of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age) (2002).

To Assure Pride and Confidence in the Electoral Process: Task Force Reports to Accompany the Report of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform (coordinator, Task Force on Legal and Constitutional Issues) (Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2001).

"Congressional Authority to Regulate When Votes Can Be Counted," To Assure Pride and Confidence in the Electoral Process: Task Force Reports to Accompany the Report of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform (Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2001).

"The Federal Regulation of Elections" (ed. and contributor), To Assure Pride and Confidence in the Electoral Process: Task Force Reports to Accompany the Report of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform (Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2001).

"What Counts as a Vote?" (ed. and contributor), To Assure Pride and Confidence in the Electoral Process: Task Force Reports to Accompany the Report of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform (Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2001).

"Constitutional Farce," in William Eskridge & Sanford Levinson, eds., Constitutional Stupidities/Constitutional Tragedies 180 (1998).

"Discrimination in Employment," in Cary L. Cooper & Chris Argyris, eds., The Concise Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management 163 (1998).

"Self-Defeating Identities," in Robert Post, ed., Race and Representation: Affirmative Action 371 (1998).

"Discrimination in Employment," in R. Edward Freeman & Patricia Werhane, eds., The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Business Ethics (1997).

"Phallocorporatism," in R. Edward Freeman & Andrea Larson, eds., Women's Studies and Business Ethics (1997).

"The Price of Metaphysics: Gridlock in Constitutional Theory," in Michael Brint & William Weaver, eds., Pragmatism in Law and Society 311 (1991).


Articles:

“The Informational Interest,” 27 J.L. & Pol. 663 (2012).
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“Doctrina Chevron: Su Significado en el Derecho Estadounidense y Su Aplicabilidad en la Argentina” (with Juan Cruz Azzarri), El Derecho, May 16, 2012, at 1.
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“Advancing ‘A Charter for a Vibrant Democracy,’” 11 Election L.J. 348 (2012) (reviewing Monica Youn, ed., Money Politics, and the Constitution: Beyond Citizens United (2011)).
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“El Procedimiento Administrativo en los Estados Unidos de América: Una Introducción a la Administrative Procedure Act” (with Juan Cruz Azzarri), in Héctor Pozo Gowland et al., eds., 2 Procedimiento Administrativo 1413 (La Ley 2012).

“Recovering the Individual in Politics,” 15 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol’y 263 (2012).
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"Comparative Positive Political Theory" (with M. Elizabeth Magill), in Susan Rose-Ackerman & Peter L. Lindseth, eds.,
Comparative Administrative Law 134 (Edward Elgar, 2010)

"Associational Standing: A Comparison between the American and Argentinian Systems" (with Juan Cruz Azzarri),
El Derecho (2010).
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"Get a Life?," 97 Geo. L.J. 837 (2009).
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"The Difference Two Justices Make: FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. II and the Destabilization of Campaign Finance Regulation," 1 Alb. Gov. L. Rev. 141 (2008).
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"The Empirics of Campaign Finance," 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 939 (2005).
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"Got Theory?" 153 U. Pa. L. Rev. 459 (2004).
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"The Unbearable Lightness of Being McConnell," 3 Election L.J. 299 (2004).

"Drawing a Roadmap to Uphold BCRA," 6 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 105 (2003).
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"Democratic Values?," Boston Rev. 14 (Oct./Nov. 2001).

"Duopoly v. Autonomy: How the Two-Party System Harms the Major Parties," 100 Colum. L. Rev. 753 (2000).
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"Categorical Community," 51 Stan. L. Rev. 769 (1999).
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"From Rights to Arrangements," 32 Loyola L.A. L. Rev. 1217 (1999).
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"Governing through Intermediaries" (with Samuel Issacharoff), 85 Va. L. Rev. 1627 (1999).
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"Water, Water Everywhere," 77 Tex. L. Rev. 1739 (1999).
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"Constitutional Elitism? Some Skepticism About Dogmatic Assertions" (with Pamela S. Karlan), 30 McGeo. L. Rev. 117 (1998).
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"The Democratic Paradox of Campaign Finance Reform," 50 Stan. L. Rev. 893 (1998).
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"Introduction—Survivor Stories," 3 U. Chi. L. Sch. Round. 115 (1996).
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"Cumulative Voting: Is It Wrong?," Update on Law-Related Educ. 38 (Winter 1995).
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"Feminisms and the Family," 18 Harv. J. L. & Pub. Pol. 523 (1995).
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"Making Marriage," 81 Va. L. Rev. 2157 (1995).
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"Negative Political Theory" (with Pamela S. Karlan), 68 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1691 (1995).
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"The Engaged and the Inert: Theorizing Human Political Personality Under the First Amendment," 81 Va. L. Rev. (1995).
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"Introduction—Symposium on the Federal Election Commission," 10 J.L. & Pol. 1 (1994).
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"Neoactuarialism: Comment on Kaplow(1)," 23 J. Leg. Stud. 403 (1994).
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"Creating Controversy," 79 Va. L. Rev. 1833 (1993).
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"In a Diffident Voice: Relational Feminism, Abortion Rights, and the Feminist Legal Agenda" (with Pamela S. Karlan), 87 Nw. U. L. Rev. 858 (1993).
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Review of Carter, Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, 10 Const. Comm. 211 (1993).
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"Saving The Self" (response to Stephen Gardbaum, "Law, Politics, and the Claims of Community," 90 Mich. L. Rev. 685 (1992)), 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1018 (1993).
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"The Self-Limitation of Legislative History: An Intrainstitutional Perspective," 12 Int. J. L. & Econ. 232 (1992).

"Pursuing a Perfect Politics: The Allure and Failure of Process Theory," 77 Va. L. Rev. 721 (1991).
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"Legal Anthropology," 14 Va. L. Sch. Rep. (No. 1) 6 (1989).

"The Myth of Intent in Equal Protection," 41 Stan. L. Rev. 1105 (1989).
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"Privacy, Autonomy, and Consent," 12 Harv. J. L. & Pub. Pol. 91 (1989).
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"Viewing the Cathedral," 13 Va. L. Sch. Rep. (No. 2) 6 (1989).

"Affirmative Action Under the Constitution and Title VII: From Confusion to Convergence" (with George Rutherglen), 35 UCLA L. Rev. 467 (1988).
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"Federalism, Reapportionment, and Incumbency: Leading the Legislature to Police Itself," 4 J. L. & Pol. 653 (1988).
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"Affirmative Action: Confusion, Compromise, or Consensus" (with George Rutherglen), 11 Va. L. Sch. Rep. (No. 2) 17 (1987).

Note, "Alternative Voting Systems as Remedies for Unlawful At-Large Systems," 92 Yale L.J. 144 (1982).
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  • Regulation of the Political Process
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