John N. Matthews Professor of Law
Areas of Expertise
- Environmental law
- Supreme Court
Nagle’s recent writings compare environmental pollution, cultural pollution, and other kinds of “pollution” and explore such topics as the relationship between religion and environmental law, the scope of congressional power to protect endangered species, alternative approaches to campaign finance reform, and the competing roles of Congress and the courts in correcting statutory mistakes. Nagle is the co-author of “Property Law” and “The Law of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management." He previously worked in the United States Department of Justice, first as an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel where he advised other executive branch agencies on a variety of constitutional and statutory issues, and later as a trial attorney conducting environmental litigation.