Gregory Bordelon, JD

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, Political Science & Legal Studies

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  • JD, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • BA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Employment History

  • Associate Professor and Director of Academic Success, University of Maine School of Law
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Finance, Real Estate and Decision Sciences, Wichita State University
  • Executive Director, Louisiana Committee on Bar Admissions
  • Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Sociology
  • Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Monmouth University

Research Interests

  • Interdisciplinary Legal Studies
  • Federalism and Intergovernmental Relationships
  • Comparative Law and Legal Process
  • Legal Education and Licensure, Legal Professional Responsibility


  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors
  • Association of Academic Support Educators 

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • The De-Federalization Gamble: A Workable Anti-Commandeering Framework for States Seeking to Legalize Certain Vice Areas, Atlantic Law Journal (Volume 20, pp. 103-190) (September 2018)

Book Chapters

  • History and Evolution of Lobbying Regulation, Dirty Deals: An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption (pp. 29-64), ABC-CLIO, Handlin, Amy (ed.) (August 2014)
  • The Future of Campaign Finance Regulation in A Post-Citizens United World, Dirty Deals: An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption (pp. 202-229), ABC-CLIO, Handlin, Amy (ed.) (August 2014)

Popular Media and Trade Journal Publications

  • Tina Turner’s Name Wasn’t Always Hers, But She Fought for It, Bloomberg Law, May 26, 2023
  • State Bar Offices Need Critical Resources to Plan February Exam, Bloomberg Law, December 8, 2021
  • What’s A Last Name Worth in Divorce? If It’s Gates, a Lot, Bloomberg Law, May 12, 2021
  • Becoming A Lawyer Should Not Be A Product of “Instagramification”, Teach Law Better blog, November 19, 2019
  • Proposing A Continuum of Legal Education and Collaboration Beyond Three Years, Teach Law Better blog, December 11, 2017
  • Yes, Fantasy Sports Is Legal, but Could Regulation Reap Money for N.J.?, Star Ledger, October 25, 2015
  • N.J.’s Sports-Wagering Fight May Go to U.S. Supreme Court, New Jersey Law Journal, Volume 214, Number 10, pp. 902-903, December 2013
Faculty Portrait of Gregory Bordelon

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Courses Taught

  • LAWU 101 – Ethics & Legal Practice Skills
  • LAWU 401 – Legal Research & Writing II
  • POLS 110 – Introduction to American Politics
  • POLS 225 – Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties