A Day in the Life of an Administrative Law Nerd, by Kathryn E. Kovacs

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

When my conference was canceled, I rejoiced. A free day in Washington, D.C.! The last time I was in Washington, an unprecedented windstorm foiled my plans. This time, hurricane Florence was bearing down on the Carolinas, but it turned away from Washington. It was meant to be: a day at the National Archives and the […]

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Trump v. Hawaii: A Run of the Mill Administrative Law Case, by Kathryn E. Kovacs

by Guest Blogger — Thursday, May 3, 2018

The Supreme Court appears to be poised to uphold the so-called Travel Ban at issue in Trump v. Hawaii. At the oral argument, some of the justices seemed concerned about the Court second-guessing an order that came from the President himself and that concerned national security. Neither of those factors, however, should hinder the Court […]

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Kovacs on the APA’s Waiver of Sovereign Immunity Puzzle (AdLaw Bridge Series)

by Christopher J. Walker — Friday, Oct. 28, 2016@chris_j_walker

I am a big fan of Kathryn Kovacs‘s important work on the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) and administrative common law (here, here, and here). So I was so excited when the editors of my institution’s main journal, the Ohio State Law Journal, informed me that they would be publishing Professor Kovacs’s latest article, Scalia’s Bargain. […]

4/17 ABA AdLaw Section Teleforum: Federal Honors Programs Teleconference for Law Students

by Christopher J. Walker — Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019@chris_j_walker

The ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Presents Federal Honors Programs Teleconference for Law Students Wednesday April 17th, 2019 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Eastern Time Teleconference Event For anyone interested in practicing regulatory law, the federal government is a terrific place to begin a career. Attorneys from the Departments of Homeland Security, […]

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Ninth Circuit Review-Reviewed: Has the Ninth Circuit Beaten a Path around Franklin v. Massachusetts? (Also: comprehensive review of Chevron’s early years before the court!), by William Yeatman

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019

Welcome back to Ninth Circuit Review-Reviewed! In what was otherwise a slow December, the court did address one blockbuster controversy. In East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Donald Trump, a majority panel denied the government’s request to stay a temporary injunction imposed by a district court on the Trump administration’s recent policy to limit aliens’ eligibility […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, June 2018 Edition

by Christopher J. Walker — Wednesday, July 18, 2018@chris_j_walker

This summer the SSRN adlaw working paper series has provided for ample beach reading. June was no exception. Here is the June 2018 edition of the most-downloaded recent papers (those announced in the last 60 days) from SSRN’s U.S. Administrative Law eJournal, which is edited by Bill Funk. Regulatory Police by Rory Van Loo (Columbia […]

Video of AALS/Federalist Society Panel on Reform Proposals for the Administrative State

by Christopher J. Walker — Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018@chris_j_walker

On Thursday, I had the privilege of participating on a terrific administrative law panel at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in San Diego. The Federalist Society organized the panel, which meant the four panelists brought very diverse perspectives to the discussion on how to reform the administrative state. Here’s the description of the […]

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The ABA Administrative Law Fall Conference 2014 Starts Tomorrow

by Christopher J. Walker — Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014@chris_j_walker

One of the most frequent questions I get from other junior administrative law professors is whether they should attend the Administrative Law Conference held each October and sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.  My answer is always a resounding YES, and that applies to anyone who researches, teaches, […]

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