With most of his cabinet nominations confirmed or in the confirmation process, President Obama is moving now to name his choices for second-tier, hands-on agency administrators, and he is finding a number of them in law schools. The president recently announced the nominations of Jon Cannon, who teaches at the University of Virginia School of Law, as deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Seth Harris, a professor at New York Law School, as deputy secretary of the Department of Labor.
Many of the 'hands-on' positions in Obama administration going to law professors
The National Law Journal
February 25, 2009
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