Professor Kevin Walsh teaches and writes in the areas of federal jurisdiction and constitutional law. His scholarship focuses on doctrines that define the scope of federal judicial power, and has appeared in the Stanford Law Review, New York University Law Review, and Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, among other venues. Prior to joining the Richmond Law faculty in 2009, Professor Walsh was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Villanova University School of Law. He also clerked for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and for Judge Paul V. Niemeyer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Addressing Three Problems in Commentary on Catholics at the Supreme Court by Reference to Three Decades of Catholic Bishops’ Amicus Briefs, 26 Stan. L. & Pol’y Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015).
In the Beginning There Was None, 90 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1867 (2015).
Judge Posner, Judge Wilkinson, and Judicial Critique of Constitutional Theory, 90 Notre Dame L. Rev. 633 (2015).
Observations on MacDonald v. Moose, 65 S.C. L. Rev. 951 (2014).
There is No New General Common Law of Severability, 91 Texas Law Review See Also 49 (2013).
The Anti-Injunction Act, Congressional Inactivity, and Pre-Enforcement Challenges to Section 5000A of the Tax Code, 46 U. Rich. L. Rev. 823 (2012).
The Ghost that Slayed the Mandate, 64 Stan. L. Rev. 64 (2012).
Partial Unconstitutionality, 85 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 738 (2010).
Frames of Reference and the "Turn to Remedy" in Facial Challenge Doctrine, 36 Hastings Const. L.Q. 667 (2009) (invited symposium contribution).
Case Comment, INS v. St. Cyr, 115 Harv. L. Rev. 477 (2001). [HEIN]
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Thu., Mar. 31, 2016
For Antonin Scalia, faith and work did not conflict (Catholic News Agency)
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016
Circuit court says nuns have to sign form to provide contraception (Zenit)
Wed., Jul. 15, 2015
Supreme Court justices stop playing nice (Politico)
Fri., Jun. 26, 2015
After Confederate flag decision, will other license plate bans follow?
Wed., Jun. 24, 2015
Gay marriage ruling a foregone conclusion? (Politico)
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
Podcast: The Constitutional Debate over RFRA Laws (Yahoo News)
Thu., Apr. 2, 2015
The glass house in Richmond (HamptonRoads.com)
Sun., Apr. 5, 2015
Against Lethal Injection Secrecy in Virginia (Richmond Times Dispatch)
Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Face of Supreme Court case hates Obama, Obamacare (Politico.com)
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
Attorney in Hobby Lobby case will lecture (The Hutchinson News)
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Chesterfield couple at center of Virginia marriage equality fight (NBC 12)
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Supreme Court Takes Up Controversial Abortion Protest Case (KNEB)
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014
John Roberts, the high court's chief peacemaker (Politico)
Thu., Jun. 27, 2013
The DOMA decision ripple effect (Politico)
Wed., Jun. 26, 2013
Will Supreme Court punt on gay marriage? (Politico)
Tue., Mar. 26, 2013
Is the 4th Circuit veering back to the center? (NC Policy Watch)
Wed., Feb. 13, 2013
Debate continues on birth control insurance (Rappahannock News)
Tue., Feb. 12, 2013
Live Updates: Inauguration Day 2013 (ABC News)
Mon., Jan. 21, 2013
4th Circuit shedding conservative reputation (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Mon., Nov. 19, 2012
Justice Elena Kagan: Overlooked turncoat on health care law? (Politico)
Thu., Jul. 5, 2012
Experts eat crow after healthcare ruling (The Hill)
Sat., Jun. 30, 2012
Roberts's health ruling seen as tactical (The Hill)
Thu., Jun. 28, 2012
Overnight Health: Supreme Court to rule Thursday (The Hill)
Mon., Jun. 25, 2012
How the Sausage Is Made (National Journal)
Thu., Jun. 7, 2012
Supreme Court Takes Up Healthcare in Secrecy (Chicago Tribune)
Fri., Mar. 30, 2012
Politico's Pro Health Care Breakfast Briefing (Politico)
Thu., Mar. 22, 2012
Legal experts say court likely to uphold health law (Politico)
Thu., Mar. 22, 2012
Health law faces its biggest test (Politico)
Sun., Mar. 11, 2012
Religious liberty and Obama's retreat (Richmond Times Dispatch)
Sun., Feb. 12, 2012
New Lawsuit Challenges Obama Contraception Rule (ABC News)
Thu., Feb. 9, 2012
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