Andrew Hessick

Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Strategy & Planning

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Common Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Courts
  • Evidence
  • Federal Courts
  • Federalism
  • Judges
  • Jurisdiction
  • Legal Remedies
  • Remedies


Andy Hessick joined the Carolina Law faculty in 2016 and serves Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Strategy. His teaching and research interests include federal courts, administrative law, remedies, and criminal sentencing. His work has appeared in, among other places, the California Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, and the William and Mary Law Review. His work has been cited by the Supreme Courts of Connecticut, Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, and Utah; various federal district and circuit courts; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Hessick received his J.D. from Yale Law School, at which he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal. After law school, he clerked for Judge Reena Raggi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge A. Raymond Randolph on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He then served as a Bristow Fellow in the U.S. Solicitor General’s office and practiced litigation at Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLC in Washington, D.C. He previously taught at the University of Utah and Arizona State University and was a visiting assistant professor at Boston University.

Selected Publications

Constraining Criminal Laws (F.A. Hessick and C. Hessick), 106 MINN. L. REV. 2299 (2022).
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Interpreting Injunctions (with M. Morley), 107 VA. L. REV. 1059 (2021).
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Nondelegation and Criminal Law (C. Hessick and F.A. Hessick), 107 VA. L. REV. 281 (2021).
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Qualified Immunity Laid Bare (with K. Richardson), 56 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 501 (2021).
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Standing and Contracts, 89 GEO. WASH. L. REV. 298 (2021).
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Defending the Constitutionality of Federal Statutes, 98 N.C. L. Rev. 1185 (2020).
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Federalism Limits on Non-Article III Adjudication, 46 PEPP. L. REV. 725 (2019).
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Quasi-Sovereign Standing, 94 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 1927 (2019).
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Structural Rights and Incorporation (with E. Fisher), 71 ALA. L. REV. 163 (2019).
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The Future of Administrative Deference, 41 CAMPBELL L. REV. 421 (2019).
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