About Christopher Edley
Christopher Edley, Jr.'s academic work is primarily in the areas of administrative law, civil rights, education policy, and domestic public policy generally. Dean Edley has moved between academia and public service, each enriching the other and together giving him broad familiarity with many areas of public policy.
|Present||Faculty Co-Director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, Berkeley Law|
|Present||Faculty Director, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, Berkeley Law|
|Present||The Honorable William H. Orrick, Jr. Distinguished Chair and Dean, Berkeley Law|
The National Commission on Education Excellence and Equity: Hypotheses about Movement Building New England Journal of Public Policy (2014)
In 2013, the congressionally chartered national Commission on Education Equity and Excellence issued unanimous recommendations for P–12 policy changes at the federal, state, and local levels. This remarkably broad consensus, with unusual pragmatism and concreteness, ...
Fiat Flux: Evolving Purposes and Ideals of the Great American Public Law School California Law Review (2012)
This Essay describes the changing role of American law schools throughout the twentieth century and proposes a vision for the future’s Great American Law School. Since the founding of Berkeley Law, the definition of the ...
Articles and Book Reviews (5)
The Governance Crisis, Legal Theory, and Political Ideology Duke Law Journal Administrative Law Symposium (1991)
In addressing the administrative problems of today, the author seeks to challenge the doctrinal separation that has evolved between (1) politics and the partisan struggle over political ideology and public policy, and (2) the realm ...
Changing Places: How Communities Will Improve the Health of Boys of Color (2010)
The challenges shaping the life chances of boys and young men of color are well-documented but still shocking. This book draws attention to the urgent need—both economic and moral—to better understand the policy and community-based ...
Achieving High Educational Standards for All All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2002)
This volume summarizes a range of scientific perspectives on the important goal of achieving high educational standards for all students. Based on a conference held at the request of the U.S. Department of Education, it ...
Books, Monographs, and Book Chapters (2)
Race-Bait '08: Lessons Learned From the Political Dirty Dozen (2007)
This report by researchers at UC Berkeley’s Department of Political Science, Goldman School of Public Policy and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity and Diversity at Berkeley Law School offers a first-ever ...