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Faculty name: Daniel R. Ernst

Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Daniel R. Ernst, FDR’s Lawyers (Harvard University Press forthcoming).   
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Of Sheepdogs and Ventriloquists: Government Lawyers in Two New Deal Agencies, (working paper).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Lawyers, Bureaucratic Autonomy, and Securities Regulation During the New Deal, (working paper).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]


  • Daniel R. Ernst, Tocqueville's Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940 (New York: Oxford University Press 2014).    [BOOK]
  • Total War and the Law: The American Home Front in World War II (Daniel R. Ernst & Victor Jew eds., Westport, Conn.: Praeger 2002).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Daniel R. Ernst, “In a Democracy We Should Distribute the Lawyers": The Campaign for a Federal Legal Service, 1933-1945, 58 Am. J. Legal Hist. 4-55 (2018).    [W]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Cultural Politics and Liberal Legal Education in the British Midlands and the Canadian West, 24 Int'l J. Legal Prof. 19-24 (2017).   
  • Daniel R. Ernst, The Hughes-Roberts Visit Revisited, 18 Green Bag 2d 5-11 (2014).    [W]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, The Politics of Administrative Law: New York's Anti-Bureaucracy Clause and the O'Brian-Wagner Campaign of 1938, 27 Law & Hist. Rev. 331-372 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Pierson v. Post: The New Learning, 13 Green Bag 2d 31-42 (2009).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Ernst Freund, Felix Frankfurter, and the American Rechtsstaat: A Transatlantic Shipwreck, 1894-1932, 23 Stud. Am. Pol. Dev. 171-188 (2009).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Morgan and the New Dealers, 20 J. Pol'y Hist. 447-481 (2008).   
  • Daniel R. Ernst, 112 Am. Hist. Rev. 1548-1549 (2007) (reviewing Kimberly S. Johnson, Governing the American State: Congress and the New Federalism, 1877-1929 (2007)).   
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Dicey’s Disciple on the D.C. Circuit: Judge Harold Stephens and Administrative Law Reform, 1933-1940, 90 Geo. L.J. 787-812 (2002).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Thinking Like a Historian: Erie in the Dimension of Time, 26 Law & Soc. Inquiry 719-740 (2001) (reviewing Edward A. Purcel, Jr., Brandeis and the Progressive Constitution: Erie, The Judicial Power, and the Politics of the Federal Courts in Twentieth Century America (2000)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, State, Party, and Harold M. Stephens: The Utahn Origins of an Anti-New Dealer, 14 W. Legal Hist. 123-157 (2001).   
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Taking Stock: New Views of American Labor Law Between the World Wars, 23 Seattle U. L. Rev. 481-483 (2000).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Willard Hurst and the Administrative State: From Williams to Wisconsin, 18 Law & Hist. Rev. 1-36 (2000).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Daniel R. Ernst, Bureaucracy for Law Students, in Teaching Legal History: Comparative Perspectives 161-165 (Robert M. Jarvis ed., London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing 2014).    [BOOK]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, Law and the State, 1920-2000: Institutional Growth and Structural Change, in 3 The Cambridge History of Law in America 1-33 (Michael Grossberg & Christopher Tomlins eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2008).    [BOOK]
  • Daniel R. Ernst, The Ideal and the Actual in the State: Willard Hurst at the Board of Economic Warfare, in Total War and the Law: The American Home Front in World War II 149-184 (Daniel R. Ernst & Victor Jew eds., Westport, Conn.: Praeger 2002).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Daniel R. Ernst & Victor Jew, Introduction, in Total War and the Law: The American Home Front in World War II 1-18 (Daniel R. Ernst & Victor Jew eds., Westport, Conn.: Praeger 2002).    [BOOK]

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