Author Archives: Chris Walker

CFP: Chapman Law Review’s Constraining the Executive Branch Symposium

by Chris Walker — Friday, Mar. 24, 2017@chris_j_walker

Here’s the call for papers: The Chapman Law Review is pleased to invite article submissions on the theme: “Constraining the Executive Branch.” Publications will appear in a symposium edition, and authors will receive an honorarium. The executive branch is often criticized for overreaching its powers. Legal issues arise regarding constraining such powers through legislation and […]

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Gorsuch on Chevron Deference, Round II

by Chris Walker — Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017@chris_j_walker

In a post entitled Gorsuch on Chevron, Eric Posner has posted the brief Q&A on Chevron deference from the first round of questioning of Judge Gorsuch before the Senate Judiciary Committee. For adlaw geeks, this exchange is definitely fascinating. During secound round, however, Judge Gorsuch went into much greater detail regarding his views on Chevron deference. […]

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Save the Date: 13th Annual Administrative Law Institute, May 18-19 in DC

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017@chris_j_walker

Here’s a preview: Join us for the 13th Annual Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute Thursday May 18th – Friday May 19th, 2017 Capital Hilton 1001 16th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20036 Topics at a Glance: The Rulemaking Process Judicial Review of Rules The Congressional Review Act’s Sudden Reemergence From the “Pen and Phone” to […]

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Bull & Ellig on Improving Regulatory Impact Analysis via Judicial Review (AdLaw Bridge Series)

by Chris Walker — Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017@chris_j_walker

Earlier this month the Center for the Study of the Administrative State hosted a terrific public policy conference on the Hill entitled The Time for Regulatory Reform in Congress. We discussed most of the  legislative regulatory reform proposals pending in Congress as well as a number of additional ideas that scholars have suggested. Video of the panels and […]

RegBlog Has a New (and Improved) Name: The Regulatory Review

by Chris Walker — Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017@chris_j_walker

Last week the editors of the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s RegBlog announced that they are changing RegBlog’s name to The Regulatory Review. As far as I’m concerned, this is a very welcome change. RegBlog is a go-to source for scholars and practitioners of administrative law and regulation, but it really isn’t a blog, at […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, February 2017 Edition

by Chris Walker — Monday, Mar. 6, 2017@chris_j_walker

As I predicted in last month’s SSRN post, with the Spring law review submission cycle upon us we’re starting to see some really terrific new papers being posted to SSRN. Here is the February 2017 edition of the most-downloaded recent papers (those announced in the last 60 days) from SSRN’s U.S. Administrative Law eJournal, which […]

Exciting New Comparative Administrative Law Blog

by Chris Walker — Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017@chris_j_walker

If the first blog post by Susan Rose-Ackerman is any indication, the new Admin Law Blog (on comparative administrative law) should be really terrific. From the welcome post: Welcome to the Admin Law Blog! This is a forum for the discussion of ideas and developments of interest to scholars of administrative law across the common law world. It […]

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Symposium Issue: A Future Without the Administrative State? (AdLaw Bridge Series)

by Chris Walker — Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017@chris_j_walker

Last March the Missouri Law Review hosted a terrific symposium, organized by Professor Erin Morrow Hawley, entitled A Future Without the Administrative State? (video here). The published issue from the symposium was just posted to the Law Review‘s website. I tweeted out thread of summaries/links to each piece here. Professor Hawley’s introduction is definitely a […]

Nominate Your Favorite AdLaw Article/Book, Student Note & Agency Official for Annual ABA AdLaw Section Awards

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017@chris_j_walker

Here’s the nomination information for each of these three awesome administrative law awards from the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. From the call for nominations: Nominations for 2017 are open! Visit the Awards page on our website to learn more about requirements and submitting nominations.   Award for Scholarship in Administrative Law […]

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Conference on Hill 3/2: The Time for Regulatory Reform in Congress

by Chris Walker — Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017@chris_j_walker

On March 2, 2017, the Center for the Study of the Administrative State is hosting a public policy conference on the Hill entitled The Time for Regulatory Reform in Congress. The Center’s director Neomi Rao and I have organized this event, and it should be a lot of fun. It’s free, with food, so register here. […]

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