Author Archives: Chris Walker

FOIA Resources from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, June 19, 2019@chris_j_walker

Yesterday my DC summer program class met with lawyers from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. In addition to learning more about the amazing work they do to promote the freedom of the press, I discovered two really helpful public resources on the state and federal freedom of information law that RCFP has developed. […]

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DC Circuit Historical Society Event, 6/13 4:30PM: Rearguing Chevron v. NRDC

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, June 5, 2019@chris_j_walker

Next Thursday, June 13th, the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit presents the inaugural Judge Patricia M. Wald Program on Life and Law in the Courts of the D. C. Circuit: In the Case of Statutory Ambiguity, Who Decides? – Chevron Revisited. Here are the details: Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 Time: 4:30 p.m. […]

Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, April 2019 Edition

by Chris Walker — Sunday, May 26, 2019@chris_j_walker

Here is the April 2019 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. Neoclassical Administrative Law by Jeffrey A. Pojanowski (Harvard Law Review forthcoming) [CJW Note: I read an earlier draft of this paper for our Third Annual Administrative Law […]

ABA AdLaw Section’s 15th Annual Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute, May 31, 2019 at Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

by Chris Walker — Friday, May 17, 2019@chris_j_walker

We are two weeks away from the ABA AdLaw Section’s 15th Annual Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute. Our annual spring conference is a lighter, one-day conference, which focuses on 101 topics and current developments in administration law. The annual fall conference, by contrast, is our two-day extravaganza with dozens of panels on basic and […]

Bednar Response to Administrative Law’s Political Dynamics

by Chris Walker — Monday, May 6, 2019@chris_j_walker

Last fall, in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Kent Barnett, Christina Boyd, and I published the latest article from our Chevron in the circuit courts dataset, titled Administrative Law’s Political Dynamics. Here’s the abstract for that paper: Over thirty years ago, the Supreme Court in Chevron, U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. commanded courts to […]

13th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute , May 31, 2019, at Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City, VA

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, May 1, 2019@chris_j_walker

13th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute Friday May 31, 2019 | Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA We are excited to announce an updated agenda for the 13th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute, including Co-Sponsorships from: The ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security The ABA Senior Lawyers Division The ABA Infrastructure and Regulated Industries […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, March 2019 Edition

by Chris Walker — Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019@chris_j_walker

This spring has produced a lot of great administrative law scholarship and a robust and exciting summer reading list. Here is the March 2019 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. Article II Vests Executive Power, Not […]

Capitol Hill Conference Next Week (5/2): The Constitution’s First Branch⏤Rediscovering the Legislative Power

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019@chris_j_walker

Next Thursday, May 2nd, the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State will be hosting a conference on the Hill entitled The Constitution’s First Branch⏤Rediscovering the Legislative Power. Jonathan Adler and I will be participating on the first panel to discuss our current project on Congress’s role in addressing the temporal issues […]

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Request for Proposals: Duke Law Journal’s 50th Annual Administrative Law Symposium

by Chris Walker — Monday, Apr. 22, 2019@chris_j_walker

From the Duke Law Journal editors: The Duke Law Journal invites proposals for its 50th Annual Administrative Law Symposium, to be held in February 2020, at Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina. The Duke Law Journal’s Administrative Law Symposium has been the premier administrative law event for over four decades. Previous symposia […]

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