Associate Dean for Faculty, Professor of Law, and Herbert Hannoch
Scholar. (Torts; Legislation; Administrative Law; Law and Mass
Communications; Privacy Law; Separation of Powers Law.) Professor Bell
earned a B.A. cum laude from Harvard and a J.D. from Stanford, where he was notes editor of the Law Review
and a member of the Order of the Coif. He clerked for Judge Amalya L.
Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for U.S.
Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White and then practiced with Sullivan
and Cromwell in New York. Before coming to Rutgers in 1994, he served
as senior litigation counsel and, earlier, as Assistant U.S. Attorney
(Civil Division) in the U.S. Attorney`s Office for the Southern
District of New York.
Professor Bell has written numerous articles that have appeared in several journals, including the Stanford Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the North Carolina Law Review, the Ohio State Law Review, the George Washington Law Review, the Pittsburgh Law Review, the Federal Communications Law Journal, and the Journal of Law and Politics.
He has been an invited speaker at the Columbia Legal Theory Workshop,
the University of Illinois Faculty Colloquium, and the Administrative
and Regulatory Law Section of the American Bar Association, and has
been a visiting professor at Columbia Law School and the George
Washington University School of Law. Professor Bell currently serves as
the dean`s representative on the New Jersey Law Revision Commission.
He is a member of the Governing Council of the ABA Section on
Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, vice-chair of the section`s
Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers Committee, and a member of
the section`s Interstate Compact APA Project. He is also active in the
Association of American Law Schools, serving as chair of its Section on
Defamation and Privacy Law and chair-elect of its Section on