Author Archives: Chris Walker

Hot off UCLA Law Review Press: The Safeguards of Our Constitutional Republic Symposium

by Chris Walker — Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018@chris_j_walker

As I blogged about back in January, the UCLA Law Review organized a terrific live symposium entitled The Safeguards of Our Constitutional Republic. The print issue just came out. Here’s a rundown of the written contributions from the UCLA Law Review website, with links to each essay: IN PRINT: VOLUME 65, ISSUE 6 JON D. […]

Hot off ABA Press: Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2017

by Chris Walker — Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018@chris_j_walker

From my inbox: NEW! Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2017 Edited by Robert Divis This resource offers practitioners in administrative law, and those interested in this area of law, an understanding of the developments in the four core areas of administrative law in 2017 (e.g. Adjudication, Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers, Judicial […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, August 2018 Edition

by Chris Walker — Friday, Sept. 21, 2018@chris_j_walker

This month has been busy, so I’m late with the August 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. But it’s a really excellent set of papers:   Deep Fakes: A Looming Challenge for Privacy, Democracy, and […]

New Legislation: Injunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018

by Chris Walker — Friday, Sept. 14, 2018@chris_j_walker

Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee marked up and reported out favorably legislation that would attempt to prohibit federal courts from issuing certain types of nationwide injunctions: No court of the United States (and no district court of the Virgin Islands, Guam, or the Northern Mariana Islands) shall issue an order that purports to restrain the […]

Congressional Research Grants Sponsored by The Dirksen Congressional Center

by Chris Walker — Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018@chris_j_walker

NOTE: The next deadline for applications is November 1, 2018. Grant awards will be announced in January 2019. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The Center, named for the late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen, is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and educational […]

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FedSoc Teleforum Tomorrow, 9/13, at Noon: The Future of Chevron Deference

by Chris Walker — Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018@chris_j_walker

From the Federalist Society’s website: Skepticism of the Chevron doctrine has risen in recent years, with some commentators calling for the Court to overturn or Congress to repeal Chevron.  The addition to the Supreme Court of Justice Neil Gorsuch — a Chevron skeptic — prompted much speculation about Chevron’s future.  The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh […]

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Save the Date — 2018 ABA Administrative Law Conference 11/1-11/2 in DC

by Chris Walker — Monday, Sept. 10, 2018@chris_j_walker

Here are the details: 2018 Administrative Law Conference November 1-2, 2018 | Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC The final agenda for the 2018 Administrative Law Conference is coming soon. Take advantage of our Section Member and Group Discount rates listed below! Topics include the following: Developments in Administrative Law (Parts I & II) Lucia’s Aftermath: […]

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Call for Papers: Between Regulation and Legislation

by Chris Walker — Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018@chris_j_walker

Between Regulation and Legislation Call for Papers for Special Issue of The Theory and Practice of Legislation  Guest Editors:  Nir Kosti, David Levi-Faur, Guy Mor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem We live in an age in which different types and sources of legislation, including statutes, regulations, decrees, orders, acts, by-laws, case law, treaties and codes, continuously […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, July 2018 Edition

by Chris Walker — Monday, Aug. 20, 2018@chris_j_walker

Here is the July 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. With the start of the new school year (and some other personal and professional obligations this month), I haven’t been able to give these papers […]

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Parrillo on Holding Agency Officials in Contempt of Court

by Chris Walker — Friday, Aug. 10, 2018@chris_j_walker

Yesterday a federal district judge ordered the federal government to return two asylum seekers to the United States that the government had put on a plane to depart from the country. News coverage of the judge’s order has focused on the judge’s threat for compliance: in the event that the Defendants do not fully comply with this […]