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Regulating by Example

Susan C. Morse & Leigh Osofsky

Stock Market Manipulation and Its Regulation

Merritt B. Fox, Lawrence B. Glosten & Gabriel V. Rauterberg

Resolving the Crisis in U.S. Merger Regulation

Dan Awrey, Blanaid Clarke & Sean J. Griffith

Containing Systemic Risk By Taxing Banks Properly

Mark Roe & Michael Troege

Dysfunctional Delegation

Hannah J. Wiseman


Credit Default Swaps on Municipal Bonds

Ming Wang


Diagramming Interpretation

James Durling

Notice & Comment

In recent years, several posts on this blog have analyzed how individual judges on President Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist approach questions of administrative law. (See here and here.) To our knowledge, however, no one has written about one of the leading contenders—Judge Raymond Kethledge. This two-part series attempts to fill that gap. The first post […]
From time to time I indulge my theoretical side. At heart, however, I’m a pretty practical person. That’s why I love being a lawyer. Law requires theory. But it isn’t just theory; it is theory applied to very practical problems.* The D.C. Circuit, like the Supreme Court, is a theory-heavy court. But it also is […]
A slew of amicus briefs were filed yesterday in the Texas lawsuit, almost every one of them pushing back on the argument that the Affordable Care Act should be invalidated, in whole or in part. (I filed one myself, together with a bipartisan group of law professors.) Today, I wanted to highlight one of those […]
  In Employment Division v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (1990), the Supreme Court held that the Free Exercise Clause did not require governments to exempt religious adherents from generally applicable laws, even when those laws prohibited self-regarding actions performed as a part of a religious ceremony (namely ingesting peyote).  Id. at 877-79.  Resolving a claim […]

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