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James T. O'Reilly


James T. O'Reilly

Volunteer Professor of Law


BA, Boston College
JD, University of Virginia

Professor Jim O'Reilly has taught at UC since 1980 and has authored more than 48 textbooks and 205 articles on aspects of regulation and liability. In March 2000, his treatise on food and drug law was quoted by the U.S. Supreme Court with the words, "The experts have written." in 2007 he completed a term as Assistant Chief Reporter for the European Union-funded Project on EU Administrative Law. His treatise and article work have been adopted favorably by the D.C. Circuit and the Supreme Courts of Wisconsin and Maine, among others. His articles have appeared in Cornell Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review and in law reviews at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Penn and other journals. He serves as Chairman of the Hamilton County Law Library Resources Board and as a member of the Executive Committee of the OKI Regional Council of Governments. He also was a candidate for the Ohio Court of Appeals in the 2006 election cycle. His courses include Labor & Employment, Food & Drug Law and Products Liability at the College of Law, and Public Health Policy and Public Health Systems & Advocacy at the UC College of Medicine.