Kevin C. Walsh teaches and writes in the areas of federal jurisdiction, constitutional law, and complex litigation. His scholarship explores the doctrines that define—and delimit—the scope of federal judicial power.
Professor Walsh graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Chair for Volume 115 of the Harvard Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Paul V. Niemeyer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States. He then practiced law at Hunton & Williams LLP and taught as a visiting assistant professor at Villanova University School of Law. Walsh received his A.B. from Dartmouth College, and an M.A. in Theological Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
In early 2011, Professor Walsh filed two amicus curiae briefs addressing jurisdictional issues in the State challenges to the individual mandate in the federal healthcare reform legislation: a brief in Virginia v. Sebelius (United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit), and a brief in Florida v. HHS (United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit).
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Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Podcast
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Federalist Society with the American Constitution Society and the National Constitution Center
The Freedom Restoration Act prohibits the federal government from requiring closely held corporations to provide contraceptive...
17th Annual Faculty Conference
This panel was part of the 17th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference held on January...
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida - Anti-Injunction - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 03-28-12 featuring Steve Johnson and Kevin Walsh
On March 26 and 27, 2012, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in U.S. Department...
SCOTUScast 12-08-11 featuring Kevin Walsh
On November 28, 2011, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in First American Financial Corp. v....