George R. Ward Term Professor of Law, Associate Professor of Law
- J.D., Columbia University School of Law
- B.A., Cornell University
Catherine Y. Kim joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina Law School in 2010, after serving seven years as an impact litigator with the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, National Legal Department, focusing on post-9/11 and racial justice cases. Professor Kim's research focuses on immigration law and the the institutional competencies of courts and administrative agencies as engines of social justice reform.
Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Notre Dame Law Review, the U.C. Davis Law Review, and the North Carolina Law Review. In 2016 she received the Eric K. Yamamoto award for her scholarship.
Professor Kim earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she served as an editor on the Columbia Law Review, and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Cornell University. She clerked for the Honorable Carlos F. Lucero on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Curriculum Vitae ()
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Plenary Power in the Modern Administrative State (2017). [SSRN]
Presidential Control Across Policymaking Tools, 43 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 91 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
Presidential Legitimacy through the Anti-Discrimination Lens, 91 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 207 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
Immigration Separation of Powers and the President's Power to Preempt, 90 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 691 (2015). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
Changed Circumstances: The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Future of Institutional Reform Litigation After Horne v. Flores, 46 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 1435 (2013). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
Policing School Discipline, 77 BROOK. L. REV. 861 (2012). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress, Document Link]
- THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE: STRUCTURING LEGAL REFORM (with D. Losen & D. Hewitt) (N.Y.U. Press, 2010). [KF4159 .K56 2010]
- Note, Revoking Your Citizenship: Minimizing the Likelihood of Administrative Error, 101 Colum. L. Rev. 1448 (2001). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]