Erin Morrow Hawley is Senior Fellow at the Kinder Institute and former Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law. She is also a senior legal fellow at the Independent Women's Law Center. Erin has litigated extensively before the United States Supreme Court as well as numerous federal courts of appeals and state courts of last resort. Prof. Hawley’s research interests include the separation of powers, federal courts, agricultural law, and administrative law. Her work has been published in numerous top law journals and she is a frequent national commentator on legal issues. She is a former clerk to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and served as Counsel to United States Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the Department of Justice.