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Deborah Pearlstein

Assistant Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Robertson Hall
phone: 212-790-0200

Life after LAPA: 
Deborah Pearlstein joined the Cardozo faculty following her tenure as an Associate Research Scholar in the Law and Public Affairs Program at the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and visiting appointments at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center. Her research focuses on national security law and the separation of powers, and has appeared in journals including the Harvard Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and Columbia Human Rights Law Review.

Recent publications include:

After Deference: Formalizing the Judicial Power in Foreign Relations Law, 159 U. Penn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2010).

Ratcheting Back: International Law as a Constraint on Executive Power, 26 Const. Comment. (forthcoming 2010).

Form and Function in the National Security Constitution, 41 Connecticut L. Rev. 1549 (2009).