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Oren Tamir
Graduate Fellow & S.J.D. 2022

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“Public Law: Formal and Informal”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Constitutional and administrative law with Professor Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Comparative constitutional law and politics with Professor Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School
  • Structural constitutional law and government lawyering with Professor Jack L. Goldsmith, Harvard Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Law
  • International Law
  • Torts
  • Professional Responsibility (with emphasis on Government Lawyering)


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate, 2015-2022
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program, 2014-2015 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, LL.B., 2011 (magna cum laude)

Publications and Working Papers

  • Political Stare Decisis22 CHICAGO JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (forthcoming, 2021)
  • Constitutional Norm Entrepreneuring80 MARYLAND LAW REVIEW (forthcoming, 2021)
  • Administrativizing Constitutional Law (working paper)
  • Governing by Chief Executives (working paper)
  • Administrative Law’s Lost Paradigm (working paper)
  • Abusive “Abusive Constitutionalism” (working paper)

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2015-2019, Teaching Fellow (for Prof. Lawrence Lessig’s classes Fidelity in Interpretation, Birthing A Constitution, Comparative Constitutional Law)
  • Harvard Law School, 2016-2020, Teaching Fellow (for Prof. Vicki Jackson’s classes Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Transitions: Both Sides Now, Knowledge Institutions)
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, and Harvard Law School, 2015-2016, Teaching Fellow (for Prof. Roberto Unger’s class Progressive Alternatives) – Winner of the Derek Bok Teaching Excellence Award, Harvard University
  • Harvard Law School, 2017-2019, Teaching Assistant for the LL.M. Writing Workshop
  • Harvard Law School, 2015-2017, Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor

Last Updated: July 7th, 2023