Ethics and Public Policy

Mark Miller

Mark C. Miller, J.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Adjunct Professor of History
Director of Law and Society Program
Department of Political Science
Department of History
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: 508-793-7233
Email: mmiller@clarku.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Education

B.A., Ohio Northern University, 1980
J.D., George Washington University, 1983
M.A., Ohio State University, 1989
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1990

Current Research and Teaching

Dr. Miller's current research interests include the interactions between Congress and the courts; constitutional law issues involving the powers of Congress; and comparisons of judicial politics in North America and Western Europe.

Books

Mark C. Miller. Judicial Politics in the United States. Boulder, CO:  Westview Press (2014).

Mark C. Miller. The View of the Courts from the Hill: Interactions between Congress and the Federal Judiciary. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press (2009).

Mark C. Miller, editor. Exploring Judicial Politics. New York: Oxford University Press (2008).

Mark C. Miller and Jeb Barnes, editors. Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2004).

Mark C. Miller. The High Priests of American Politics: The Role of Lawyers in American Political Institutions. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press (1995).

Articles

Review Essay on Todd C. Peppers and Artemus Ward, editors.  In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices.  In Law and Social & Inquiry (forthcoming).

Constitutional Interpretation and Policy-Making:  The Governance as Dialogue Movement.
Ohio Northern University Law Review (forthcoming).

The Supreme Court as an Issue in Presidential Campaigns in the United States. Leidschrift Historisch Tijdschrift. 27:23-39 (2012).

The View of the Courts from the Hill: Governance as Dialogue. PS: Political Science & Politics, 40:179 (2007).

When Congress Attacks the Federal Courts. Case Western Reserve Law Review, 56:1015-1030 (2006).

Conflicts between the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Legislature: Campaign Finance Reform and Same-Sex Marriage. Pierce Law Review, 4:279-316 (2006).

Court-Legislative Interactions in Massachusetts. Judicature, 88:97-99 (2004).

Interactions between Legislatures and Courts. Judicature, 87:213-218 (2004).

A Comparison of the Judicial Role in the United States and in Canada. Suffolk Transnational Law Review, 22:1-26 (1999).

A Comparison of Two Evolving Courts: The Canadian Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice. University of California-Davis Journal of International Law and Policy, 5:27-58 (1999).

Judicial Activism in Canada and the U.S. Judicature, 81:262-265 (1998).

A Legislative Perspective on the Ohio, Massachusetts, and Federal Courts. Ohio State Law Journal, 56:235-258 (1995).

Courts, Agencies, and Congressional Committees: A Neo-Institutional Perspective. The Review of Politics, 55:471-489 (1993).

Lawyers in Congress: What Difference Does It Make? Congress and the Presidency, 20:1-24 (1993).

Lawmaker Attitudes toward Court Reform in Massachusetts. Judicature, 77:34-40 (1993).

Congress and the Constitution: A Tale of Two Committees. Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, 3:317-362 (1993).

Congressional Committees and the Federal Courts: A Neo-Institutional Perspective. Western Political Quarterly, 45:949-970 (1992).

Note: The Diversion of U.S. Cargo Through Canadian Ports: An Evaluation of the Need for Regulation, George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics, 17:167-204 (1983) (with Peter J. Plocki).

Chapters

Mark C. Miller. The Role of the Courts in the New European Constitution and in the U.S. Constitution: A Comparative Perspective. In Gary Overvold, Philippe Poirier and Lukas Sosoe, editors. Regards Croisés sur la Constitution Avorté de l’UE. Les Editions Romaines (2011), pp. 313-331.

Mark C. Miller. The Separation of Powers and Threats to Judicial Independence in the United States. In Leny E. deGroot-van Leeuwen and Wannes Rombouts , editors. Separation of Powers in a Comparative Perspective. Wolf Legal Publishers (2010), pp 81-99.

Mark C. Miller. Neoinstitutionalism. In John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning, editors, 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. Sage (2010), pp. 22-28.

Mark C. Miller. Introduction: The Study of Judicial Politics. In Mark C. Miller, editor. Exploring Judicial Politics. New York: Oxford University Press (2008), pp. 1-9.

Mark C. Miller. Interactions between the Federal Courts and the Other Branches. In Mark C. Miller, editor. Exploring Judicial Politics. New York: Oxford University Press (2008), pp 274-293.

Mark C. Miller. Multidisciplinary Publishing: Reaching Those in Other Disciplines. In Stephen Yoder, editor. Publishing Political Science: APSA Guide to Writing and Publishing. Washington, D.C.: The American Political Science Association (2008), pp. 169-179.

Mark C. Miller. Interactions between Legislatures and Courts. In Elliot E. Slotnick, editor. Judicial Politics: Readings From Judicature, 3rd edition. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press (2005), pp. 516-519.

Mark C. Miller. The View of the Courts from the Hill: A Neo-Institutional Perspective. In Mark C. Miller and Jeb Barnes, editors. Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2004), pp. 53-71.

Jeb Barnes and Mark C. Miller. Governance as Dialogue. In Mark C. Miller and Jeb Barnes, editors. Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2004), pp. 202-207.

Jeb Barnes and Mark C. Miller. Putting the Pieces Together: Lawmaking from an Interbranch Perspective. In Mark C. Miller and Jeb Barnes, editors. Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2004), pp. 3-12.

Stephen G. Bragnaw and Mark C. Miller. The City of Boerne: Two Tales of One City. In Mark C. Miller and Jeb Barnes, editors. Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2004), pp. 140-149.

Encyclopedia Entries

Legislature-Court Relations. In George Kurian, ed. International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press (2010).

The Legal Profession. In George Kurian, ed. International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press (2010).

State Judges. In Michael Genovese and Lori Han, eds. The Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics. Facts-on-File (2008).

Lawyers as Politicians. In David S. Clark, ed. Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (2007).

Bush v. Gore. In Ellis Katz, Joseph Marbach, and Troy Smith, eds. Federalism in America. Greenwood Press. (2005).

Luxembourg. In Neal Tate, editor. Governments of the World. Thompson Gale. (2005).

Norway. In Herbert M. Kritzer, editor, Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social, and Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO (2002).

Luxembourg. In Herbert M. Kritzer, editor, Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social, and Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO (2002).

Citizenship. In David Schultz, editor, Encyclopedia of American Law. Facts on File, Inc. (2002).

House Un-American Activities Committee. In David Schultz, editor, Encyclopedia of American Law. Facts on File, Inc. (2002).

Hurtado vs. California. In David Schultz, ed. Encyclopedia of American Law. Facts on File (2002).

Advisory Opinions. In Thomas L. Lewis and Richard L. Wilson, eds., The Supreme Court. Salem Press. (2000).

The Senate Judiciary Committee. In Thomas L. Lewis and Richard L. Wilson, editors. The Supreme Court. Salem Press. (2000).

The Speech and Debate Clause. In Thomas L. Lewis and R. L. Wilson, eds. The Supreme Court. Salem Press. (2000).

The House Judiciary Committee. In Donald C. Bacon, Roger H. Davidson, and Morton Keller, eds. The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress. Simon and Schuster (1994).