Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, November 2016 Edition

by Christopher J. Walker — Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016@chris_j_walker

Here is the November 2016 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. This is a terrific set of papers, and I wish I had more time this week to say a few words about each one.

  1. Bureaucracy and Distrust: Landis, Jaffe, and Kagan on the Administrative State by Adrian Vermeule (Harvard Law Review forthcoming)
  1. The Costs and Benefits of Antitrust Consents by Joshua D. Wright and Douglas H. Ginsburg
  1. The Protean Take Care Clause by Jack Goldsmith & John F. Manning (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164, 2016)
  1. Public-Private Cybersecurity by Kristen Eichensehr (Texas Law Review forthcoming)
  1. English Foundations of US Administrative Law: Four Central Errors by Paul Craig
  1. Chevron Step One-and-a-Half by Daniel Jacob Hemel & Aaron Nielson (University of Chicago Law Review forthcoming)
  1. Should Regulation Be Countercyclical? by Jonathan S. Masur & Eric A. Posner
  1. Federalism and the Rise of State Consumer Protection Law in the United States by Joshua D. Wright
  1. Localist Administrative Law by Nestor M. Davidson (Yale Law Journal forthcoming)
  1. Gridlock? by Josh Chafetz (Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 130, November 2016)

For more on why SSRN and this eJournal are such terrific resources for administrative law scholars and practitioners, check out my first post on the subject here. You can check out the full rankings, updated daily, here.

Thanks to my terrific research assistant Brooks Boron for helping put together this monthly post. I’ll report back at the start of January with the next edition.


This post is part of the Administrative Law Bridge Series, which highlights terrific scholarship in administrative law and regulation to help bridge the gap between theory and practice in the regulatory state. The Series is further explained here, and all posts in the Series can be found here.

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About Christopher J. Walker

Christopher Walker is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Walker clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and worked on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice. His publications have appeared in the California Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. Outside the law school, he serves as one of forty Public Members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and as Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He blogs regularly at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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