Federal Reserve Nomination

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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2 Responses

  1. Dan Cole says:

    There’s certainly a debate going on, Gerard, and I guess you could call it robust. I’d be inclined to use other terms, such as sophomoric, ideological (as is to be expected), and woefully under-informed by the substantive qualifications of the respective candidates, which include others besides Yellen and Summers. It’s all driven, in my view, by Summer’s political radioactivity. If he were not a candidate, none of this would even be on the media’s radar right now.


  2. Ken Rhodes says:

    Does a nominee to the Federal Reserve count as an “executive nomination” for purposes of the Senate’s recent deal about filibusters?

    I think not, for this reason: The deal about “executive nominations” was accepted by the opposition because it was limited to people who are nominated by the President specifically to serve the President within the Executive Branch.