Peter G. Fish
Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Law
Professor of Political Science and of Law, specializes in public law, the judicial process, and the development of U.S. courts and law. He is the author of The Politics of Federal Administration, The Office of Chief Justice, and a chapter in An Uncertain Tradition: Constitutionalism, and the History of the South, and in The Early Republic and the Sea: Essays on the Naval and Maritime History of the Early Republic. His articles have been published in the Kentucky Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Journal of Politics, the Yearbook of the Supreme Court Historical Society, the Western Political Quarterly, the Supreme Court Review, the Justice System Journal, the Judicature, the American Journal of Legal History, the Dictionary of American Biography, the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, the Encyclopedia of the American Judicial System, the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, the Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Law and History Review, the Journal of Southern Legal History, the Civil Rights in the United States, and the Great American Lawyers: An Encyclopedia.
- Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University 1968
Fish, PG. "Behind Closed Doors." Duke Law Magazine 1 (July 1983): 21-26. (Academic Article)
Fish, PG. "Politics Rides the Circuits: State and National Judicial Itineracy I. Stae and Federal Transfer Systems, II. The Federal Transfer System, III. Federal Judges as Itinerants." The Justice System Journal: A Management Review 5 (December 1979): 115-169. (Academic Article)
Fish, PG. "Merit Selection and Politics: Choosing A Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit." Wake Forest Law Review 15 (October 1979): 635-654. (Academic Article)
FISH, PG. "EVALUATING THE BLACK JUDICIAL APPLICANT." JUDICATURE 62.10 (1979): 495-501.
Fish, PG. "Query: Should Federal Appellate Judges Help Select Their Colleagues?." Judicature 63 (1979): 6-7, 44. (Academic Article)
FISH, PG. "QUESTIONING JUDICIAL CANDIDATES - WHAT CAN MERIT SELECTORS ASK." JUDICATURE 62.1 (1978): 8-17.
FISH, PG. "GUARDING JUDICIAL RAMPARTS - PARKER,JOHN,J AND ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL JUSTICE." JUSTICE SYSTEM JOURNAL 3.2 (1977): 105-125.
Fish, PG. "Whither American Liberties in the Bicentennial Decade?." The High School Journal 57 (October 1973): 1-9. (Academic Article)
Fish, PG. "The Circuit Councils: Rusty Hinges of Federal Judicial Administration." University of Chicago Law Review 37 (December 1970): 203-241. (Academic Article)
Fish, PG. "The Politics of Judicial a17Ministration: Transfer of the Federal Probation System." Political Research Quarterly 23.4 (January 1, 1970): 769-784. Full Text