Thomas O. McGarity
- Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Administrative Law
- JD University of Texas at Austin
- BA Rice
A former Articles Editor of the Texas Law Review, Professor McGarity is a leading scholar in the fields of both administrative law and environmental law. He also teaches torts. He has written five influential books: The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries, (Yale University Press 2008), Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research, (Harvard University Press 2008) (co-author), Workers at Risk (Praeger, 1993) (co-author), The Law of Environmental Protection (West, 2nd ed., 1991) (co-author), and Reinventing Rationality: The Role of Regulatory Analysis in the Federal Bureaucracy (Cambridge, 1991). His recent articles include "Hazardous Air Pollutants, Migrating Hot Spots, and the Prospect of Data-Driven Regulation of Complex Industrial Complexes," 86 Tex. L. Rev. 1445 (2008). He is the immediate past president of the Center for Progressive Reform.
- Science and Policy in Setting National Ambient Air Quality Standards: Resolving the Ozone Enigma [Symposium: Science Challenges for Law and Policy], 93 Texas Law Review 1783 (2015).
- But What About Texas? Climate Disruption Regulation in Recalcitrant States [Symposium: Climate Regulation Under the Clean Air Act], 39 Harvard Environmental Law Review 79 (2015).
- Still Free to Harm: A Response to Professor Farber, 92 Texas Law Review 1629 (2014).
April 20, 2007
Lewis and Clark Law School
On April 20th, delivered a paper on Regulation versus Litigation in Reducing Toxics Risks at a conference on "Law, Science and the Environment" at Lewis and Clark Law School.
April 5, 2007
Wake Forest Law School
On April 5th, delivered the Graylin Lecture at Wake Forest Law School titled "Bending Science: How Advocates Manipulate Science and Why They Get Away with It."
March 3, 2007
University of North Carolina School of Law
On March 3rd, attended a conference on Corporate Power and Corporate Governance at the University of North Carolina School of Law.